Arichuwa

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Arichuwa
Arichuwa is located in Peru
Arichuwa
Arichuwa
Peru
Highest point
Elevation 5,150 m (16,900 ft) [1]
Coordinates 16°36′15″S 70°02′06″W / 16.60417°S 70.03500°W / -16.60417; -70.03500Coordinates: 16°36′15″S 70°02′06″W / 16.60417°S 70.03500°W / -16.60417; -70.03500
Geography
Location Peru, Puno Region
Parent range Andes

Arichuwa (Aymara or Quechua for a kind of potatoes,[2] hispanicized spellings Arechua, Arichua) is a volcano[1] in the Andes of Peru, about 5,150 metres (16,896 ft) high. It is located in the Puno Region, Puno Province, in the south of the Acora District. Arichuwa lies southwest of the mountain Q'ulini and north of Qina Qinani.[3]

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  1. ^ a b INEI, Peru, Sistema estadístico regional Puno, Compendio estadístico 2011
  2. ^ Ficha tecnologías campesinas, Revalorización del saber local, Sistemas locales de clasificación de papas nativas en el microcentro de diversidad del norte de Potosí-Oruro
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ - UGEL map of the Puno Province (Puno Region)