Wachuqucha (Apurímac)

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For the lake in the Ancash Region, Peru, see Wachuqucha (Ancash).
Wachuqucha
Location Apurímac Region, Andahuaylas Province, San Jerónimo District
Coordinates 13°48′25″S 73°13′25″W / 13.80694°S 73.22361°W / -13.80694; -73.22361Coordinates: 13°48′25″S 73°13′25″W / 13.80694°S 73.22361°W / -13.80694; -73.22361
Basin countries Peru

Wachuqucha (Quechua wachu furrow slice, ridge turned up by the plough between two furrows / row, qucha lake,[1] hispanicized spellings Huachoccocha) is a lake in Peru. It is situated in the Apurímac Region, Andahuaylas Province, San Jerónimo District. Wachuqucha lies northeast of the lakes Suytuqucha and Quriqucha, and south of the lake Antaqucha.[2][full citation needed]

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  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - Map of the Andahuaylas Province (Apurímac Region)