Lake Carhuacocha (San Miguel de Cauri)

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Lake Carhuacocha
Location Huánuco Region
Coordinates 10°25′13.3″S 76°41′31.8″W / 10.420361°S 76.692167°W / -10.420361; -76.692167Coordinates: 10°25′13.3″S 76°41′31.8″W / 10.420361°S 76.692167°W / -10.420361; -76.692167[1]
Basin countries Peru

Lake Carhuacocha[2][3][4] (possibly from Quechua qarwa leaf worm, larva of a beetle / pale / yellowish / golden,[5] qucha lake)[6] is a lake in Peru located in Huánuco Region, Lauricocha Province, San Miguel de Cauri District.[2] It lies south of Lake Lauricocha, between Lake Tinquicocha in the west and Quiulacocha in the east, northeast of Raura mountain range.[3][4]

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  1. ^ mapcarta.com "Laguna Carhuacocha", retrieved on January 18, 2014
  2. ^ a b "Mapa UGEL Lauricocha" (PDF). Mapas DRE y UGEL. ESCALE - Ministerio de Educación - Perú. 2010. Retrieved 2016-06-18. 
  3. ^ a b Peru 1:100 000, Yanahuanca (21-j). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú). 
  4. ^ a b lib.utexas.edu Map of the area
  5. ^ de.scribd.com Quechua-Spanish dictionary, Cusco 2005: qarwa. - s. Zool. (Epicauta sp.) Gusano de las hojas. Coleóptero depredador del follaje de varios cultivos. ... / adj. Pálido, pálida / Amarillento / Dorado.
  6. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): qucha, qhucha, quchacha. s. Laguna. Lago pequeño. qucha, qhucha. s. Lago. Gran masa de agua en una depresión.