Pumaqucha (Ayacucho)

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This article is about the lake in the Ayacucho Region, Peru. For other uses, see Pumaqucha (disambiguation).
Pumacocha Archaeological site - overview.jpg
Location Ayacucho Region
Coordinates 13°35′58″S 74°00′45″W / 13.59944°S 74.01250°W / -13.59944; -74.01250Coordinates: 13°35′58″S 74°00′45″W / 13.59944°S 74.01250°W / -13.59944; -74.01250
Basin countries Peru
Max. length 0.86 km (0.53 mi)
Max. width 0.17 km (0.11 mi)
Surface elevation 3,300 m (10,800 ft)

Pumaqucha (Quechua puma cougar, puma, qucha lake, "puma lake", hispanicized spellings Pomaccocha, Pomacocha, Pumacocha) is a lake in Peru located in the Ayacucho Region, Vilcas Huamán Province.[1] at a height of about 3,300 m. It is situated south west of the town Vischongo. Pumaqucha is 0.86 km long and 0.17 km at its widest point. The archaeological site called Inti Watana or Pumaqucha lies at its shore.

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  1. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - Map of the Vilcas Huamán Province (Ayacucho Region)

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