Cunurana (Melgar)

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Cunurana
Imponente KUNURANA.JPG
Cunurana as seen from Santa Rosa
Highest point
Elevation5,420 m (17,780 ft) [1]
Coordinates14°32′56″S 70°49′55″W / 14.54889°S 70.83194°W / -14.54889; -70.83194Coordinates: 14°32′56″S 70°49′55″W / 14.54889°S 70.83194°W / -14.54889; -70.83194
Geography
Cunurana is located in Peru
Cunurana
Cunurana
Peru
LocationPeru, Puno Region
Parent rangeAndes, La Raya

Cunurana (possibly from Aymara for a variety of potato of the qhini group)[2] is a mountain in the La Raya mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,420 metres (17,782 ft) high. It is situated in the Puno Region, Melgar Province, Santa Rosa District. Cunurana lies south east of La Raya mountain pass near the road and railway that connect Cusco and Juliaca.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Biggar: The Andes. A Guide for Climbers, p. 121 "Cunurana 5420m"
  2. ^ "Diccionario Bilingüe, Castellano - Aymara, 2002". Félix Layme Pairumani. Archived from the original on September 23, 2015. Retrieved January 18, 2015. (see: Variedad de papa qhini)