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Camp at Mituqucha
Location Huanuco Region
Coordinates 10°11′54″S 76°53′42″W / 10.19833°S 76.89500°W / -10.19833; -76.89500Coordinates: 10°11′54″S 76°53′42″W / 10.19833°S 76.89500°W / -10.19833; -76.89500
Basin countries Peru
Max. length 0.83 km (0.52 mi)
Max. width 0.3 km (0.19 mi)
Surface elevation 4,245 m (13,927 ft)

Mituqucha (Quechua mitu, mit'u mud, qucha lake, "mud lake", hispanicized spellings Mitococha, Mitucocha) is a lake in Peru located in the Huanuco Region, Lauricocha Province, Queropalca District,[1] at a height of about 4,245 m. It lies on the east side of the Waywash mountain range, northwest of the lake Qarwaqucha. Mituqucha is 0.83 km long and 0.3 km at its widest point.

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  1. ^ - Map of the Lauricocha Province (Huanuco Region)