Samacasa

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Samacasa
ISS-23 Colca Valley and the Sabancaya Volcano, Peru.jpg
The Colca River and Samacasa northwest of it (upper left) as seen from the ISS
Highest point
Elevation5,200 m (17,100 ft) [1]
Coordinates15°25′09″S 72°06′22″W / 15.41917°S 72.10611°W / -15.41917; -72.10611Coordinates: 15°25′09″S 72°06′22″W / 15.41917°S 72.10611°W / -15.41917; -72.10611
Geography
Samacasa is located in Peru
Samacasa
Samacasa
Peru
LocationPeru, Arequipa Region
Parent rangeAndes, Chila

Samacasa (possibly from Aymara sama color, Quechua sama rest, break, q'asa mountain pass)[2][3] is a mountain in the Chila mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,200 m (17,100 ft) high. It is located in the Arequipa Region, Castilla Province, Chachas District. Samacasa lies north of Airicoto.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Caylloma Province (1) (Arequipa Region)
  2. ^ Radio San Gabriel, "Instituto Radiofonico de Promoción Aymara" (IRPA) 1993, Republicado por Instituto de las Lenguas y Literaturas Andinas-Amazónicas (ILLLA-A) 2011, Transcripción del Vocabulario de la Lengua Aymara, P. Ludovico Bertonio 1612 (Spanish-Aymara-Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)