Ancahuachana (Quispicanchi)

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Ancahuachana
Mama Rosa
Ancahuachana is located in Peru
Ancahuachana
Ancahuachana
Peru
Highest point
Elevation 5,100 m (16,700 ft) [1]
Coordinates 13°31′06″S 71°07′07″W / 13.51833°S 71.11861°W / -13.51833; -71.11861Coordinates: 13°31′06″S 71°07′07″W / 13.51833°S 71.11861°W / -13.51833; -71.11861[2]
Geography
Location Peru, Cusco Region
Parent range Andes, Vilcanota

Ancahuachana (possibly from Quechua anka black-chested buzzard-eagle or eagle, wacha birth, to give birth[3][4] -na a suffix, "where the eagle is born") or Mama Rosa[5] is a mountain in the Vilcanota mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,100 metres (16,732 ft) high. It is situated in the Cusco Region, Quispicanchi Province, in the districts of Camanti and Marcapata. Ancahuachana lies northeast of Singrenacocha and east of Colquepunco.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Quispicanchi Province (Cusco Region)
  2. ^ ign.gob.pe[dead link] IGN, Peru
  3. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  4. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  5. ^ Fernando Melgar Vargas et al., Informe final, CIAA-ACCID-004-2012, HELICUSCO S.A., SIKORSKY S-58ET, OB-1840, Cerro "Mama Rosa", Quispicanchis, Cusco - Peru, 06 de Junio de 2012