Paryaqaqa

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Paryaqaqa
Tulluqutu
Nevado pariacaca.jpg
The southern and the northern peak of Paryaqaqa
Elevation 5,750 m (18,865 ft)[1]
Location
Paryaqaqa is located in Peru
Paryaqaqa
Paryaqaqa
Peru
Location Peru, Lima Region, Junín Region
Range Andes, Paryaqaqa mountain range
Coordinates 11°59′30″S 75°59′30″W / 11.99167°S 75.99167°W / -11.99167; -75.99167Coordinates: 11°59′30″S 75°59′30″W / 11.99167°S 75.99167°W / -11.99167; -75.99167
Climbing
First ascent 1938, Paryaqaqa S, T. Dodge
1936, Paryaqaqa N, T. Dodge[2]

Paryaqaqa (Quechua parya reddish, sparrow, qaqa rock,[3][4] Paryaqaqa or Parya Qaqa, a regional deity, a mountain god,[5] hispanicized spellings Pariacaca, Pariacacca, Pariaccaca, Pariaccacca, Pariakaka, Paria Caca) or Tulluqutu (Quechua tullu bone, qutu heap, "bone heap", hispanicized Tullujuto)[6] is the highest mountain in the Paryaqaqa mountain range (or Waruchiri mountain range) in the Andes of Peru, about 5,750 metres (18,865 ft) high. It is situated on the border of the Junín Region and the Lima Region.

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  1. ^ allthemountains.com Map of a part of the Paryaqaqa mountain range
  2. ^ montanasperuanas.com Pariacaca 5750 m, "El Gran Apu"
  3. ^ César W. Astuhuamán Gonzáles, Pariacaca: un oráculo imperial andino: "Respecto al significado del nombre de la deidad, los términos Paria (rojiza) y caca (montaña), aluden a una montaña rojiza, ... ."
  4. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): parya, Phichitanka. - s. Gorrión. Pájaro de plumaje castaño. qaqa. - s. Peña. Piedra grande sin labrar, peñasco. || Roca. Piedra muy dura.
  5. ^ Steven Kaplan, Indigenous Responses to Western Christianity, New York and London, 1995, p. 68-69
  6. ^ Evelio Echevarría, The Cordillera Huarochiri, Peru, The Alpine Journal 2001

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