Uma Jalanta (Potosí)

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Uma Jalanta
Highest point
Elevation 4,760 m (15,620 ft)
Coordinates 19°36′51″S 65°38′26″W / 19.61417°S 65.64056°W / -19.61417; -65.64056Coordinates: 19°36′51″S 65°38′26″W / 19.61417°S 65.64056°W / -19.61417; -65.64056
Geography
Location Bolivia
Potosí Department
Parent range Andes, Khari Khari mountain range

Uma Jalanta (Aymara uma water, jalaña to fly, running of water,[1] -nta a suffix) is a mountain in the Khari Khari mountain range of the Bolivian Andes, about 4,760 m (15,617 ft) high.[2] It is situated south east of Potosí in the Potosí Department, Tomás Frías Province, Potosí Municipality. Uma Jalanta lies north-east of Challwiri Lake and the mountain Illimani.[3]

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  1. ^ Radio San Gabriel, "Instituto Radiofonico de Promoción Aymara" (IRPA) 1993, Republicado por Instituto de las Lenguas y Literaturas Andinas-Amazónicas (ILLLA-A) 2011, Transcripción del Vocabulario de la Lengua Aymara, P. Ludovico Bertonio 1612 (Spanish-Aymara-Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ Evelio Echevarría, Cordillera de Potosí, Bolivia, The Alpine Journal, 1995
  3. ^ BIGM map 1:50,000 6435-II-1 Potosí (Este)