Tutupaka

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Tutupaka
Yucamane.jpg
Tutupaka (upper left), Yukamani (center) and the lake Wilaquta (on the right) as seen from above (NASA Landsat7 image)
Elevation 5,815 m (19,078 ft)[1]
Location
Tutupaka is located in Peru
Tutupaka
Tutupaka
Peru
Coordinates 17°01′35″S 70°22′18″W / 17.02639°S 70.37167°W / -17.02639; -70.37167Coordinates: 17°01′35″S 70°22′18″W / 17.02639°S 70.37167°W / -17.02639; -70.37167
Geology
Type Stratovolcanoes

Tutupaka[2] (hispanicized spelling Tutupaca) is an extinct volcano in Peru, about 5,815 metres (19,078 ft) high. It is located in the Tacna Region, Candarave Province, Candarave District. Tutupaka is situated northwest of the lake Wilaquta and the volcano Yukamani.[3]

Map of the region showing the location of Tutupaka

References[edit]

  1. ^ www.andes.org.uk The 5,500 - 6,000 m peaks of the Andes - page 1
  2. ^ munitarata.gob.pe Officiall website of the Tarata Province
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Candarave Province (Tacna Region)