Wamashrahu

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Wamashrahu
Yanawaqra
Huaraz-prairie.JPG
Wantsan, Wamashrahu, Kashan and Shaqsha as seen from the west
Elevation 5,434 m (17,828 ft)[1]
Location
Wamashrahu is located in Peru
Wamashrahu
Wamashrahu
Peru
Location Peru, Ancash Region
Range Andes, Cordillera Blanca
Coordinates 9°31′30″S 77°23′06″W / 9.52500°S 77.38500°W / -9.52500; -77.38500Coordinates: 9°31′30″S 77°23′06″W / 9.52500°S 77.38500°W / -9.52500; -77.38500
Climbing
First ascent 1954, J. Cabana and A. Soriano[2]

Wamashrahu (Quechua rahu snow, ice, mountain with snow,[3] hispanicized spellings Huamashraju, Wamashraju) or Yanawaqra (Quechua yana black, waqra horn, "black horn", hispanicized Yanahuacra)[4] is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 5,434 metres (17,828 ft) high. It is situated in the Ancash Region, Huaraz Province, Huaraz District. Wamashrahu lies east of the town Huaraz (Waras), west of the Wantsan and northwest of the Shaqsha and the Kashan.

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  1. ^ allthemountains.com Map of a part of the Cordillera Blanca
  2. ^ montanasperuanas.com "Huamashraju"
  3. ^ babylon.com
  4. ^ Nill Neate, Mountaineering in the Andes: Huamashraju (Yanahuacra) 5434m