Wallqan

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Wallqan
Auquiscocha - Hualcan.jpg
Awkishqucha and Wallqan
Elevation 6,122 m (20,085 ft)[1]
Location
Wallqan is located in Peru
Wallqan
Wallqan
Peru
Location Peru, Ancash Region
Range Andes, Cordillera Blanca
Coordinates 9°12′11″S 77°31′05″W / 9.20306°S 77.51806°W / -9.20306; -77.51806Coordinates: 9°12′11″S 77°31′05″W / 9.20306°S 77.51806°W / -9.20306; -77.51806
Climbing
First ascent 1-1939 via S. ridge: S. flank-1979.[2]

Wallqan (Quechua wallqa, walqa,[3][4] -n a suffix, hispanicized spellings Hualcan, Hualcán) is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 6,122 metres (20,085 ft) high. It is located in the Ancash Region, Asunción Province, Chacas District, as well as in the Carhuaz Province, Carhuaz District.[5] Wallqan lies south-east of the smaller Chiqllarahu.


References[edit]

  1. ^ John Biggar, The Andes: A Guide for Climbers, p. 77
  2. ^ Jill Neate, Mountaineering in the Andes
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): wallqa - s. Collar. Adorno que se lleva alrededor del cuello.
  4. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005: walqa - s. Collar, collarín. || Colgandijo de oro y piedras preciosas, como la turquesa y otros, usado por la nobleza inka. || Bolsa colgante al hombro. SINÓN: wallqha, walqha. Bol: Sarta de cuentas, collar o cadena. Ec: wallka.
  5. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL Map of the Asunción Province (Ancash Region)

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