Shacsha

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Shacsha
Shaqsha, Huanchan, Huantsán Chico
Oratorio de los Andes.jpg
Ranrapalca (on the left), Huamashraju, Cashan, Shacsha (center) and Huantsán (on the right) as seen from the southwest
Highest point
Elevation 5,703 m (18,711 ft)
Coordinates 9°35′08″S 77°22′08″W / 9.58556°S 77.36889°W / -9.58556; -77.36889Coordinates: 9°35′08″S 77°22′08″W / 9.58556°S 77.36889°W / -9.58556; -77.36889
Geography
Shacsha is located in Peru
Shacsha
Shacsha
Peru
Location Peru, Ancash Region
Parent range Andes, Cordillera Blanca

Shacsha,[1][2] Shaqsha,[3] (possibly from Ancash Quechua for jingle bell / a typical dancer of the Ancash Region),[3][4] Huantsán Chico[1][3] or Huanchan[5] is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 5,703 metres (18,711 ft) high,[3][2] (other sources cite a height of 5,632 metres (18,478 ft)).[1][5] It is situated in the Ancash Region, Huaraz Province, Olleros District. Shacsha lies southwest of Huantsán, west of Urwashrahu and southeast of the town of Huaraz.[1]

A nearby small lake to the west is also named Shacsha[5] or Shacshacocha.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Alpenvereinskarte 0/3b. Cordillera Blanca Süd (Peru). 1:100 000. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein. 2005. ISBN 3-937530-05-3. 
  2. ^ a b Biggar, John (2005). The Andes: A Guide for Climbers. Andes. p. 87. 
  3. ^ a b c d Ricker, John (1977). Yuraq Janka: A Guide to the Peruvian Andes. The Mountaineers Books. p. 114. 
  4. ^ Leonel Alexander Menacho López, Yachakuqkunapa Shimi Qullqa, Anqash Qhichwa Shimichaw (Ministerio de Educación), Wordbook Ancash Quechua-Spanish
  5. ^ a b c Peru 1:100 000, Recuay (20-i). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú). 
  6. ^ bp.blogspot.com Sketchmap of the area