Rinrihirka

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Rinrihirka
Arhuay Glacier.jpg
Pukahirka South (on the left), Qhuruykashahana (Curuicashajana, Curicashajana) (center-left) and Rinrihirka (on the right) behind the Arway Glacier and Arwayqucha
Elevation 5,810 m (19,060 ft)[1]
Location
Rinrihirka is located in Peru
Rinrihirka
Rinrihirka
Peru
Location Peru, Ancash Region
Range Andes, Cordillera Blanca
Coordinates 8°53′40″S 77°36′39″W / 8.89444°S 77.61083°W / -8.89444; -77.61083Coordinates: 8°53′40″S 77°36′39″W / 8.89444°S 77.61083°W / -8.89444; -77.61083

Rinrihirka (Quechua rinri ear, Ancash Quechua hirka mountain,[2] "ear mountain", hispanicized spellings Rinrihirca, Rinrijirca) is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 5,810 m (19,836 ft) high.[3] It is located in the Ancash Region, Huaylas Province, Santa Cruz District[4] south of the Pukahirka.

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  1. ^ allthemountains.com Map of a part of the Cordillera Blanca
  2. ^ homepage.ntlworld.com/robert_beer Robert Beér, Armando Muyolemaj, Dr. Hernán S. Aguilarpaj, Vocabulario comparativo, quechua ecuatoriano - quechua ancashino - castellano - English, Brighton 2006
  3. ^ John Biggar, The Andes: A Guide for Climbers, p. 63
  4. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - Map of the Huaylas Province