Lake Uspaccocha

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Lake Uspaccocha
Lake Uspaycocha
Uspaccocha entrada.JPG
Lake Uspaccocha
Lake Uspaccocha is located in Peru
Lake Uspaccocha
Lake Uspaccocha
LocationApurímac Region
Coordinates13°34′28″S 72°53′18″W / 13.57444°S 72.88833°W / -13.57444; -72.88833Coordinates: 13°34′28″S 72°53′18″W / 13.57444°S 72.88833°W / -13.57444; -72.88833
Basin countriesPeru
Max. length0.45 kilometres (0.28 mi)
Max. width0.15 kilometres (0.093 mi)
Surface area0.052 square kilometres (0.020 sq mi)
Max. depth10 metres (33 ft)
Surface elevation3,750 metres (12,300 ft)
References[1]

Lake Uspaccocha[2][3] or Uspaycocha[4] (possibly from Quechua uspha, uchpha ash, rest of combustion, qucha lake, lagoon,[5] "ash lake") is a lake in the Andes of Peru located in the Apurímac Region, Abancay Province, Abancay District. It is situated in the Ampay National Sanctuary, at 3750 meters above sea level, north of the city of Abancay.[4]

Lake Uspaccocha

References[edit]

  1. ^ Plan Maestro del Santuario Nacional de Ampay (in Spanish). MINAG/INRENA. 2004. p. 20.
  2. ^ Hostnig, R. (2008). El Santuario Nacional Ampay. University of Texas. p. 17.
  3. ^ Box, Ben; Frankham, Steve. Footprint Handbooks: Cuzco & the Inca heartland. Footprint.
  4. ^ a b Peru 1:100 000, Abancay (28-q). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).
  5. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): uspha, UCHPHA - s. Ceniza. Resto de la combustión. qucha, qhucha, quchacha. - s. Laguna. Lago pequeño. qucha, qhucha. - s. Lago. Gran masa de agua en una depresión.