Wallunarahu

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Wallunarahu
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Wallunarahu
Elevation 5,686 m (18,655 ft)[1]
Location
Wallunarahu is located in Peru
Wallunarahu
Wallunarahu
Peru
Location Peru, Ancash Region
Range Andes, Cordillera Blanca
Coordinates 9°25′20″S 77°27′23″W / 9.42222°S 77.45639°W / -9.42222; -77.45639Coordinates: 9°25′20″S 77°27′23″W / 9.42222°S 77.45639°W / -9.42222; -77.45639
Climbing
First ascent 1949, A. and M. Szepessy[2]

Wallunarahu (Ancash Quechua walluy to cut,[3] wallu earless, someone whose ears are amputated[4] -na a nominalising suffix, Quechua rahu snow, ice, mountain with snow,[5] hispanicized spelling Vallunaraju) is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 5,686 metres (18,655 ft) high. It is situated in the Ancash Region, Huaraz Province. Wallunarahu lies south west of the Ranrapallqa and the Uqshapallqa.

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  1. ^ allthemountains.com Map of a part of the Cordillera Blanca
  2. ^ montanasperuanas.com "Vallunaraju"
  3. ^ Vocabulario comparativo quechua ecuatoriano - quechua ancashino -- castellano - English (pdf): (qu-Ancash) Roquy; walluy - (qu-ec) Kuchuna; pitina - (es) Cortar - (en) Cut
  4. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): wallu, wallurisqa, wanq'u. - adj. Desorejado, -da. Que tiene la oreja amputada.
  5. ^ babylon.com rahu - s. snow; ice; mountain with snow