Waylla (Bolivia-Chile)

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Waylla
Salar de huasco.jpg
Salar de Huasco, Salar de Huasco National Park, Chile. Wila Qullu (on the left, half visible), Waylla East and Waylla West on the border of Bolivia and Chile
Highest point
Elevation 4,923 m (16,152 ft) [1]
Coordinates 20°22′S 68°44′W / 20.367°S 68.733°W / -20.367; -68.733Coordinates: 20°22′S 68°44′W / 20.367°S 68.733°W / -20.367; -68.733[2]
Geography
Waylla is located in Bolivia
Waylla
Waylla
Location in Bolivia, on the border with Chile
Location Bolivia, Potosí Department
Chile, Tarapacá Region
Parent range Andes, Cordillera Occidental

Waylla (Aymara Stipa obtusa, a kind of feather grass,[3][4] hispanicized spelling Guailla, Huailla) is a mountain in the Andes located on the border of Bolivia and Chile in the Cordillera Occidental.

It consists of two peaks, Waylla East (Guailla Oriente, Huaila Oriental, Huailla Oriental) and Waylla West (Guailla Occidente, Huailla Occidente). The distance between the peaks is about 3 km. Waylla East is about 4,923 metres (16,152 ft) high, Waylla West, south west of it, about 4,870 metres (15,978 ft) high.

The next mountain, Wila Qullu, lies north east of Waylla and it is also situated on the border of Bolivia and Chile.

Waylla lies between the Salar de Huasco in the Tarapacá Region of Chile and the Uyuni salt pan in Bolivia. On the Bolivian side it is situated in the Potosí Department, Daniel Campos Province, Llica Municipality, Canquella Canton, north west of the village Pampa Anta.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ upload.wikimedia.org
  2. ^ mapcarta.com "Cerro Huailla Oriental", retrieved on December 22, 2012
  3. ^ Plan de desarollo municipal Municipio de Turco (Spanish)
  4. ^ Radio San Gabriel, "Instituto Radiofonico de Promoción Aymara" (IRPA) 1993, Republicado por Instituto de las Lenguas y Literaturas Andinas-Amazónicas (ILLLA-A) 2011, Transcripción del Vocabulario de la Lengua Aymara, P. Ludovico Bertonio 1612 (Spanish-Aymara-Aymara-Spanish dictionary)

External links[edit]

  • Llica Municipality: population data and map showing Canquella Canton and the village Pampa Anta. Wila Qullu is situated north of it on the border.