Chupiquiña

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Chupiquiña
Chupiquiña is located in Peru
Chupiquiña
Chupiquiña
Peru
Highest point
Elevation5,805 m (19,045 ft) [1]
Coordinates17°39′56″S 69°47′58″W / 17.66556°S 69.79944°W / -17.66556; -69.79944Coordinates: 17°39′56″S 69°47′58″W / 17.66556°S 69.79944°W / -17.66556; -69.79944
Geography
LocationPeru, Tacna Region and Chile, Arica y Parinacota Region
Parent rangeAndes, Barroso

Chupiquiña (possibly from Aymara Chupikiña[2]) is a volcano on the border of Chile and Peru, about 5,805 metres (19,045 ft) high. On the Chilean side it is situated in the Arica y Parinacota Region, Parinacota Province, and on the Peruvian side it lies in the Tacna Region, Tacna Province, Palca District.[3] Chupiquiña lies southeast of Achacollo and south of the Huancune volcano, near the Chilean volcano named Tacora.

Map of the area showing the location of Chupiquiña

References[edit]

  1. ^ mincetur.gob.pe Archived 2014-02-04 at the Wayback Machine "Cordillera del Barroso"
  2. ^ "aymara.ucb.edu.bo/". Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2014-01-23.
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Tacna Province (Tacna Region)