Yanaphaqcha

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Yanaphaqcha
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Elevation 5,460 m (17,913 ft)[1]
Translation black waterfall (Quechua)
Location
Yanaphaqcha is located in Peru
Yanaphaqcha
Yanaphaqcha
Peru
Location Peru, Ancash Region
Range Andes, Cordillera Blanca
Coordinates 9°01′35″S 77°34′37″W / 9.02639°S 77.57694°W / -9.02639; -77.57694Coordinates: 9°01′35″S 77°34′37″W / 9.02639°S 77.57694°W / -9.02639; -77.57694

Yanaphaqcha (Quechua yana black, phaqcha waterfall, "black waterfall", hispanicized spelling Yanapaccha) is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 5,460 metres (17,913 ft) high.[2] It is situated in the Ancash Region, Yungay Province, in the districts Yanama and Yungay. Yanaphaqcha lies in the Huascarán National Park, south east of the Chakrarahu.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ andes.org.uk The 5,000 m - 5,500 m peaks of the Andes in order of height
  2. ^ www.andix.com Map of a part of the Cordillera Blanca
  3. ^ allthemountains.com Map of a part of the Cordillera Blanca

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