Laram Q'awa (Charaña)

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This article is about the mountain in the Charaña Municipality, Pacajes Province. For other uses, see Laram Q'awa.
Laram Q'awa
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Parinacota, K'isi K'isini, Pomerape, Laram Q'awa, Patilla Pata and Sajama (l-r) as seen from NASA space shuttle
Elevation 5,182 m (17,001 ft)[1]
Location
Laram Q'awa is located in Bolivia
Laram Q'awa
Laram Q'awa
Bolivia
Location Bolivia
Range Andes
Coordinates 18°01′09″S 69°08′33″W / 18.01917°S 69.14250°W / -18.01917; -69.14250Coordinates: 18°01′09″S 69°08′33″W / 18.01917°S 69.14250°W / -18.01917; -69.14250
Map showing Laram Q'awa (Laram Khaua) on the border with Chile

Laram Q'awa (Aymara larama blue, q'awa little river, ditch, crevice, fissure, gap in the earth,[2][3] "blue brook" or "blue ravine", hispanicized spellings Laram Khaua, Larancagua) is a 5,182-metre (17,001 ft) high mountain in the Andes. According to the Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 'Nevados Payachata Hoja 5739-I' it is situated on Bolivian terrain in the La Paz Department, Pacajes Province (Charaña Municipality), at the border with Chile. It lies north-west of the mountains Kunturiri, Paqu Q'awa and another mountain on the border named Laram Q'awa (Laram Khaua). One of three different rivers of this area called Kunturiri (Condoriri) originates north-east of the mountain near Paqu Q'awa. It flows in a bow along the northern slopes of Laram Q'awa towards Chile. [1][4]

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  1. ^ a b BIGM map 1:50,000 Nevados Payachata Hoja 5739-I
  2. ^ Radio San Gabriel, "Instituto Radiofonico de Promoción Aymara" (IRPA) 1993, Republicado por Instituto de las Lenguas y Literaturas Andinas-Amazónicas (ILLLA-A) 2011, Transcripción del Vocabulario de la Lengua Aymara, P. Ludovico Bertonio 1612 (Spanish-Aymara-Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ "Diccionario Bilingüe, Castellano - Aymara, Para: Tercera Edición". Félix Layme Pairumani. Retrieved September 14, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Charaña". Retrieved September 14, 2014.  (unnamed, north-west of Paqu Q'awa (Paco Khau))