Machu Such'i Qhuchi

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Machu Such'i Qhuchi
Lake Suches.png
Machu Such'i Qhuchi (on the right) behind Such'i Lake as seen from the southeast
Highest point
Elevation5,723[1] m (18,776 ft) [2]
Coordinates14°45′S 69°12′W / 14.750°S 69.200°W / -14.750; -69.200Coordinates: 14°45′S 69°12′W / 14.750°S 69.200°W / -14.750; -69.200[2]
Machu Such'i Qhuchi is located in Bolivia
Machu Such'i Qhuchi
Machu Such'i Qhuchi
Location in Bolivia
La Paz Department, Franz Tamayo Province
Parent rangeAndes, Apolobamba mountain range

Machu Such'i Qhuchi or Machu Such'i Q'uchi (a combination of Quechua and Aymara, machu old,[3] such'i a species of pencil catfish,[4][5] qhuchi or q'uchi wetlands[6][7] "old such'i wetlands", Hispanicized spellings Machu Suchi Cuchi, Matchu Suchi Cuchi, Machu Suchi Coochi, Matchu Sochi Conchi) is a mountain in the Apolobamba mountain range in the Bolivian Andes, about 5,679 metres (18,632 ft) high.[8] It is situated near the Peruvian border in the La Paz Department, Franz Tamayo Province, Pelechuco Municipality, east of Such'i Lake.[9]

Map of the Apolobamba mountain range showing Lake Suches. Machu Such'i Qhuchi is situated east of it.

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  1. ^ John Biggar, The Andes: A Guide for Climbers, p. 126
  2. ^ a b "Matchu Sochi Conchi". Retrieved 2012-11-29.
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  4. ^ Ulpian Ricardo López García, Diversidad Biológica y lenguas del altiplano de Oruro: Metamorfosis de la lengua uru y resistenia a los cambios (Spanish), p. 372: Castellano: Suche - denominación cientifica: Trichomycterus dispar - aimara: Such'i
  5. ^ Aymara-Spanish dictionary
  6. ^ Archived 2015-09-23 at the Wayback Machine Félix Layme Pairumani, Spanish-Aymara dictionary
  7. ^ Claudette Kemper Columbus, Madre-padre-criatura: el dios andino transcorriente, Wiracocha, p. 61
  8. ^ / Antikunapi 5.500 m - 6.000 m urqukuna Archived 2011-08-17 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ John Biggar, The Andes: A Guide for Climbers (see map)