Waytapallana

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Waytapallana
Waytapallana is located in Peru
Waytapallana
Waytapallana
Peru
Elevation 5,557 m (18,232 ft)
Listing List of mountains in the Andes
Location
Range Andes, Waytapallana
Coordinates 11°35′11″S 74°49′15″W / 11.58639°S 74.82083°W / -11.58639; -74.82083Coordinates: 11°35′11″S 74°49′15″W / 11.58639°S 74.82083°W / -11.58639; -74.82083
Climbing
Easiest route Road

Waytapallana (Quechua wayta wild flower, a little bunch of flowers, pallay to collect, pallana an instrument to collect fruit / collectable, Waytapallana "a place where you collect wild flowers",[1][2] hispanicized spelling Huaytapallana) or Lasuntay is the highest peak in the Waytapallana mountain range in the Andes of Peru.

The highest peak of the Waytapallana range has an altitude of 5,557 m (18,232 ft). The second highest tip, the Yana Uqsha, measures at 5,530 m (18,143 ft).


References[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): wayta. s. Flor silvestre, flor campestre.
  2. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005: wayta - s. Ramillete de flores. pallay - v. Recoger, recolectar con la mano o máquina. pallana - s. Agri. Instrumento para recolectar frutos. Cosechadora. / adj. Recolectable, recogible. Waytapallana - s. Geog. (Lugar donde se recogen flores del campo.) ... Nevado ubicado al E de la ciudad de Huancayo.

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