Lake Mullucocha

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Lake Mullucocha
Location Lima Region
Coordinates 12°02′S 75°58′W / 12.033°S 75.967°W / -12.033; -75.967Coordinates: 12°02′S 75°58′W / 12.033°S 75.967°W / -12.033; -75.967[1]
Basin countries Peru
Surface elevation 4,286 metres (14,062 ft)

Lake Mullucocha (possibly from Quechua mullu small pearl made of fine clay / marine shell which is offered to the divinities, qucha lake, lagoon)[2] is a lake in Peru located in the Lima Region, Yauyos Province, Tanta District.[3] Mullucocha, situated at a height of about 4,286 metres (14,062 ft), lies southeast of the Pariacaca mountain range, east of P'itiqucha and northeast of Paucarcocha.

Lake Mullucocha is situated next to an ancient road part of the Inca road system.[4]

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  1. ^ "Laguna Mullococha", retrieved on September 18, 2013
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ - UGEL map of the Yauyos Province (Lima Region) showing the location of the village Mullucocha or Mollococha at Mullucocha (unnamed) east of Peticocha and northeast of the lake Paucarcocha
  4. ^ "El "Santuario de Pariacaca"". Cesár W. Astuahuamán Gonzales. Retrieved July 18, 2014.