Pilanku

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Pilanku
Pilanku is located in Peru
Pilanku
Pilanku
Peru
Highest point
Elevation 5,286 m (17,343 ft) [1]
Coordinates 8°47′59″S 77°41′18″W / 8.79972°S 77.68833°W / -8.79972; -77.68833Coordinates: 8°47′59″S 77°41′18″W / 8.79972°S 77.68833°W / -8.79972; -77.68833[2]
Geography
Location Peru, Ancash Region
Parent range Andes, Cordillera Blanca
Climbing
First ascent Pilanku N: 1-1966 via S. ridge from col.

Pilanku (Ancash Quechua for dam,[3] hispanicized spelling Pilanco) is a mountain in the north of the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 5,286 metres (17,343 ft) high. It is situated in the Ancash Region, Huaylas Province, Yuracmarca District.[4] Pilanku lies northeast of Pukarahu, northwest of Allpamayu and east of Millwaqucha. The Allpamayu flows along its southern slopes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Biggar, The Andes: A Guide for Climbers
  2. ^ ign.gob.pe IGN, Peru
  3. ^ Vocabulario comparativo quechua ecuatoriano - quechua ancashino -- castellano - English (pdf)
  4. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Huaylas Province (Ancash Region)