Pikchu Pikchu

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Pikchu Pikchu
Pichu-pichu.jpg
Elevation 5,664 m (18,583 ft)
Listing List of mountains in the Andes
Location
Pikchu Pikchu is located in Peru
Pikchu Pikchu
Pikchu Pikchu
Peru
Range Andes
Coordinates 16°26′28″S 71°14′25″W / 16.4411388889°S 71.2403888889°W / -16.4411388889; -71.2403888889Coordinates: 16°26′28″S 71°14′25″W / 16.4411388889°S 71.2403888889°W / -16.4411388889; -71.2403888889

Pikchu Pikchu (Quechua pikchu pyramid; mountain or prominence with a broad base which ends in sharp peaks,[1] the reduplication signifies there is a group or a complex of s.th., "a group of peaks", hispanicized spellings Picchu Picchu and Pichu Pichu which means "a group of shinbones") is an inactive volcano[2] in the Andes of Peru. It has a height of 5,664 metres (18,583 ft). It is a very popular tourist attraction.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005: pikchu - s. Geog. Pirámide. Cerro o prominencia de base ancha que termina en puntas afiladas.
  2. ^ ign.gob.pe IGN, Peru

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