Legiamayo River

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Legiamayo
EtymologyQuechua
Location
CountryPeru
RegionAncash Region
Physical characteristics
MouthSanta River

Legiamayo[1][2] or Lejiamayu[3] (possibly from Quechua lliklla a rectangular shoulder cloth, mayu river)[4][5] is a river in Peru located in the Ancash Region, Carhuaz Province, Marcará District.[2] It originates in the Cordillera Blanca west of mount Copa, near Lake Lejiacocha.[1][3] It is a tributary of Marcará River, which in turn is tributary of Santa River.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Peru 1:100 000, Carhuás (19-h). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).
  2. ^ a b http://escale.minedu.gob.pe/documents/10156/1367926/ugel_carhuaz.pdf - UGEL map of Carhuaz Province
  3. ^ a b c Alpenvereinskarte 0/3a. Cordillera Blanca Nord (Peru). 1:100 000. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein. 2005. ISBN 3-928777-57-2.
  4. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005
  5. ^ Teofilo Laime Acopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyay k'ancha, Quechua – Castellano, Castellano – Quechua