La Bella Durmiente, Peru

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La Bella Durmiente
Puma Ringri
Bella Durmiente TM-Peru-1.jpg
La Bella Durmiente as seen from Tingo María
Highest point
Elevation 1,805 m (5,922 ft)
Coordinates 9°18′46″S 76°00′59″W / 9.31278°S 76.01639°W / -9.31278; -76.01639Coordinates: 9°18′46″S 76°00′59″W / 9.31278°S 76.01639°W / -9.31278; -76.01639
Geography
La Bella Durmiente is located in Peru
La Bella Durmiente
La Bella Durmiente
Location in Peru
Location Leoncio Prado Province, Huánuco Region, Peru

La Bella Durmiente (Spanish for Sleeping Beauty), also known as Puma Ringri (possibly from Quechua puma cougar, puma, rinri ear,[1] "puma ear"), is a mountain and prominent feature of Tingo María National Park, in the region of Huánuco, Peru.[2][3] It is located in the district of Mariano Damaso, Leoncio Prado Province, Huánuco and reaches an elevation of 1,805 metres (5,922 ft).[3]

Name[edit]

The name comes from the shape of the mountain, which resembles a woman lying down, and is present in a local folktale.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ "Tingo María" (in Spanish). SERNANP. Retrieved January 27, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c "La Bella Durmiente". mincetur. Retrieved April 29, 2017. 
  4. ^ Tingo Maria National Park - 50 years (in English / Spanish). SERNANP. 2014.