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
Location Peru
Range Andes, Waytapallana
Coordinates 11°54′29″S 75°3′15″W / 11.90806°S 75.05417°W / -11.90806; -75.05417Coordinates: 11°54′29″S 75°3′15″W / 11.90806°S 75.05417°W / -11.90806; -75.05417

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.[3] Its summit reaches about 5,557 m (18,232 ft) above sea level. The mountain is situated in the Junín Region, Huancayo Province, in the districts Huancayo and Pariahuanca.[4]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua_Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ Evelio Echevarría, Cordillera Huaytapallana, Peru, in: The Alpine Journal, 2009, p. 161-167
  4. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Huancayo Province (Junín Region)

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