|Elevation||5,703 m (18,711 ft)|
|Location||Peru, Ancash Region|
|Range||Andes, Cordillera Blanca|
Shaqsha (Ancash Quechua for jingle bell / a typical dancer of the Ancash Region, hispanicized Shacsha) or Wanchan (hispanicized Huanchan) is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 5,703 metres (18,711 ft) high. It is situated in the Ancash Region, Huaraz Province, Olleros District. Shaqsha lies southwest of Wantsan, west of Urwashrahu and southeast of the town of Huaraz (Waras).
There are two little lakes west of Shaqsha. The one to the east is named Shaqshaqucha (Quechua qucha lake, Shacshacocha).
- summitpost.com Map of a part of the Cordillera Blnca
- Leonel Alexander Menacho López, Yachakuqkunapa Shimi Qullqa, Anqash Qhichwa Shimichaw (Ministerio de Educación), Wordbook Ancash Quechua-Spanish
- "Nevado Huanchan". IGN, Peru. Retrieved March 16, 2015.
- www.andix.com Map of a part of the Cordillera Blanca
- bp.blogspot.com Sketchmap of the area
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