Sentilo

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Sentilo
Cordillère Blanche.jpg
Sentilo (center right, snowless) as seen from the Alpamayo-Quitaraju plateau
Highest point
Elevation 5,100 m (16,700 ft) [1]
Coordinates 8°55′56″S 77°36′08″W / 8.93222°S 77.60222°W / -8.93222; -77.60222Coordinates: 8°55′56″S 77°36′08″W / 8.93222°S 77.60222°W / -8.93222; -77.60222
Geography
Sentilo is located in Peru
Sentilo
Sentilo
Peru
Location Ancash Region
Parent range Andes, Cordillera Blanca
Climbing
First ascent 1-1955.[2]

Sentilo[1][2][3] (possibly Quechua for peccary)[4] is a 5,100-metre-high (16,700 ft)[1][2][3] mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru.[1][2][3] It is located in Ancash Region, Huaylas Province, Santa Cruz District. Sentilo lies at the Punta Unión pass, the highest point of the Santa Cruz valley, south of the mountains Rinrijirca and Pucajirca, southwest of Taulliraju,[5] and northeast of mountains Artesonraju and Parón.[5][6]

Santa Cruz Creek originates near Sentilo.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d summitpost.org "Sentilo"
  2. ^ a b c d Jill Neate, Mountaineering in the Andes
  3. ^ a b c Ricker, John (1977). Yuraq Janka: A Guide to the Peruvian Andes. The Mountaineers Books. p. 74. ISBN 9781933056708. 
  4. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): sintiru. s. Cerdo montes.
  5. ^ a b c Alpenvereinskarte 0/3a. Cordillera Blanca Nord (Peru). 1:100 000. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein. 2005. ISBN 3-928777-57-2. 
  6. ^ summitpost.org "Piramide, Paria, Sentilo and Artesonraju from Punta Union."