Yanarahu (Carhuaz-Huaraz)

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This article is about the mountain in the Ancash Region, in the provinces Carhuaz and Huaraz, in Peru. For other uses, see Yanarahu.
Yanarahu
Yanarahu is located in Peru
Yanarahu
Yanarahu
Peru
Elevation 5,100 m (16,700 ft)
Location
Location Peru, Ancash Region
Range Andes, Cordillera Blanca
Coordinates 9°21′17″S 77°25′33″W / 9.35472°S 77.42583°W / -9.35472; -77.42583Coordinates: 9°21′17″S 77°25′33″W / 9.35472°S 77.42583°W / -9.35472; -77.42583

Yanarahu (Quechua yana black,[1] rahu snow, ice, mountain with snow,[2] "black snow peak", hispanicized spelling Yanaraju) is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 5,100 metres (16,732 ft) high. It is situated in the Ancash Region, in the provinces Carhuaz and Huaraz.[3] Yanarahu lies in the Huascarán National Park, west of the Tuqllarahu and north-east of the Urus.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Acopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyay k'ancha, Quechua – Castellano, Castellano – Quechua: yana - adj. Negro, -gra. De color muy oscuro. || Oscuro, -ra. Que carece de luz o claridad.
  2. ^ babylon.com
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Carhuaz Province (Ancash Region) showing "Nevado Yanaraju"

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