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Jirishanca and Rondoy.jpg
Jirishanca and Runtuy
Elevation 5,870 m (19,260 ft)[1]
Runtuy is located in Peru
Location Ancash Region, Huánuco Region
Range Andes, Waywash
Coordinates 10°13′19″S 76°54′50″W / 10.22194°S 76.91389°W / -10.22194; -76.91389Coordinates: 10°13′19″S 76°54′50″W / 10.22194°S 76.91389°W / -10.22194; -76.91389

Runtuy (Quechua runtuy to hail / to lay an egg[2] hispanicized spelling Rondoy) is a mountain in the north of the Waywash mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,970 metres (19,587 ft) high. It is located in the Ancash Region, Bolognesi Province, Pacllón District as well as in the Huánuco Region, Lauricocha Province, Queropalca District. Runtuy lies north of the Yerupaja and the Jirishanca and south west of the lake Mituqucha.

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  1. ^ Map of the Waywash mountain range
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): runtuy - intr. Huevar, poner huevo las aves. || Granizar, caer granizo.