Rajucollota

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Rajucollota
Diablo Mudo, Suerococha
Cordillera Huayhuash 02394.JPG
Huayhuash mountain range with Yerupaja (center-left) and the sub-range west of it (on the right). Rajucollota is visible on the right.
Highest point
Elevation5,427 m (17,805 ft) [1]
ListingList of mountains in Peru
Coordinates10°17′50″S 76°58′50″W / 10.29722°S 76.98056°W / -10.29722; -76.98056Coordinates: 10°17′50″S 76°58′50″W / 10.29722°S 76.98056°W / -10.29722; -76.98056
Geography
Rajucollota is located in Peru
Rajucollota
Rajucollota
Peru
LocationPeru, Ancash Region, Lima Region
Parent rangeAndes, Huayhuash
Climbing
First ascent1-1964[1]

Rajucollota (possibly from Quechua rahu snow, ice, mountain with snow,[2] qulluta, kalluta mortar), Suerococha[3] (possibly from Quechua suyru very long dress tracked after when worn, qucha lake,[4]), named after the nearby lake, or Diablo Mudo (Spanish for "dumb devil") is a mountain in the west of the Huayhuash mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,427 metres (17,805 ft) high. It is located in the Ancash Region, Bolognesi Province, Pacllon District, and in the Lima Region, Cajatambo Province, Copa District.[5] Rajucollota lies on a sub-range west of Yerupaja, west of the mountain Huacrish, northwest of the mountain Auxilio and north of the lake Suerococha.

Huayhuash mountain range from space, looking to the northeast. Yerupaja and Siula Grande are in the centre. Rajucollota lies almost at the end of the sub-range in the foreground.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Taken from Mountaineering in the Andes by Jill Neate Peru RGS-IBG Expedition Advisory Centre, 2nd edition, May 1994
  2. ^ babylon.com
  3. ^ John Biggar, The Andes: A Guide for Climbers, p. 98
  4. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  5. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe UGEL map of the Bolognesi Province (Lima Region)]