Qiwllarahu

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Qiwllarahu
Laguna Conococha.jpg
Qiwllarahu and the lake Quñuqqucha
Elevation 5,682 m (18,642 ft)[1]
Location
Qiwllarahu is located in Peru
Qiwllarahu
Qiwllarahu
Peru
Location Peru, Ancash Region
Range Andes, Cordillera Blanca
Coordinates 9°57′45″S 77°15′36″W / 9.96250°S 77.26000°W / -9.96250; -77.26000Coordinates: 9°57′45″S 77°15′36″W / 9.96250°S 77.26000°W / -9.96250; -77.26000
Climbing
First ascent -1962 via N. face: W. side-1966: N.E. ridge-1977[2]

Qiwllarahu (Quechua qiwlla gull, rahu snow, ice, mountain with snow,[3] "snow-covered gull mountain", hispanicized spellings Caullaraju (probably a broken word, not identifiable as Quechua), Jeulla Rajo, Jeulla Raju, Queulla Raju, Queullaraju) is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru,[4] about 5,682 m (18,642 ft) high. It is located in the Ancash Region, Recuay Province.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ allthemountains.com Map of the Cordillera Blanca around Qiwllarahu
  2. ^ Jilla Neate, Mountaineering in the Andes, 1994
  3. ^ babylon.com
  4. ^ andix.com Map of a part of the Cordillera Blanca showing "Caullaraju"
  5. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/documents/10156/965772/ugel_recuay.pdf - Map of the Recuay Province (Ancash Region)