Ampay

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Ampay
Uspaccocha nevado.jpg
Ampay (in the background on the left) as seen from Usphaqucha
Highest point
Elevation5,236 m (17,178 ft)
Coordinates13°33′34″S 72°55′59″W / 13.55944°S 72.93306°W / -13.55944; -72.93306Coordinates: 13°33′34″S 72°55′59″W / 13.55944°S 72.93306°W / -13.55944; -72.93306
Geography
Ampay is located in Peru
Ampay
Ampay
Peru
LocationPeru, Apurímac Region
Parent rangeAndes

Ampay[1] is a 5,235-metre-high (17,175 ft)[1] mountain in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Apurímac Region, Abancay Province, on the border of the districts of Abancay, Huanipaca and Tamburco. The mountain lies in the Ampay National Sanctuary.

An intermittent stream named Q'illu Yakuyuq (Quechua for "the one with yellow water", also spelled Ceelloyacuyoc) originates west of the mountain. It flows to the northwest.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Peru 1:100 000, Abancay (28-q). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).