The Cordillera Real as seen from Lake Titicaca showing Chearoco and Chachacomani
|Elevation||6,127 m (20,102 ft)|
|Prominence||1,144 metres (3,753 ft)|
|Isolation||17.14 kilometres (10.65 mi)|
|Parent range||Andes, Cordillera Real|
Chearoco, Chiaraco or Chiaroco (all possibly from Aymara ch'iyara black, juqhu muddy place) is a mountain in the Cordillera Real in the Andes of Bolivia. It has a height of about 6,127 m (20,102 ft). It is situated in the La Paz Department, Larecaja Province, Guanay Municipality, southeast of the peak of Aman Pata. Chearoco lies between Qalsata in the northwest and Chachakumani in the southeast.
The Aymara name of the mountain correlates with the names of the nearby area (Chiar Jokho) and the river Ch'iyar Juqhu (Chiar Jokho, Chiar Joko) which originates near the mountain.
- Taken from Mountaineering in the Andes by Jill Neate, Bolivia, RGS-IBG Expedition Advisory Centre, 2nd edition, May 1994
- Biggar, John (2005). The Andes: A Guide for Climbers. Andes. p. 138. ISBN 9780953608720.
- Murphy, Alan (2000). Bolivia Handbook: The Travel Guide. Footprint Handbooks. pp. 56, 155. ISBN 9781900949491.
- Brain, Yossi; Thurman, Paula (1998-12-31). Bolivia: A Climbing Guide. The Mountaineers Books. p. 104. ISBN 9780898864953.
- Nevado de Chiaraco (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
- Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Comunidad Amaguaya 5946-III (where the position of Ch'iyar Juqhu is possibly not labelled correctly)
- Sarasúa, Vicente González (2000). Bolivia (in Spanish). Laertes. p. 18. ISBN 9788475844077.
- 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)
- The Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Bolivia (INE) lists it as the fifth-highest peak in Bolivia at 6,240 metres (20,472 ft), "Geografía de Bolivia: Principales Montañas Mayores a 6,000 m.s.n.m." (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Bolivia. Archived from the original on 2014-02-11.; but Peakery lists it as the ninth-highest with an elevation of 6,104 metres (20,026 ft). "Nevado de Chiaraco". Peakery. The elevation listed here is that of Nevado de Chiaraco (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
- "Guanay". INE, Bolivia. Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved September 28, 2014. (unnamed, between Aman Pata and Silasani (Sialsani) and northwest of Patapatani)
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