Uqi Uqini

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Uqi Uqini
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Chunkara Lake with Uqi Uqini (center-left) and Umurata (on the right) in the background
Highest point
Elevation 5,532 m (18,150 ft) [1]
Coordinates 18°19′23″S 69°02′17″W / 18.32306°S 69.03806°W / -18.32306; -69.03806Coordinates: 18°19′23″S 69°02′17″W / 18.32306°S 69.03806°W / -18.32306; -69.03806
Geography
Uqi Uqini is located in Bolivia
Uqi Uqini
Uqi Uqini
Location in Bolivia, on the border with Chile
Location Bolivia-Chile
Parent range Andes, Cordillera Occidental

Uqi Uqini (Aymara uqi uqi a species of plant,[2] uqi brown, grey brown,[3] the reduplication indicates that there is a group or a complex of something, -ni a suffix to indicate ownership, "the one with the uqi uqi plant" or "the one with a complex of grey-brown color", Hispanicized spelling Oke Okeni) is a 5,532-metre-high (18,150 ft) volcano[4] in the Andes. It is situated in the Cordillera Occidental on the border of Bolivia and Chile. Uqi Uqini is located in the Arica and Parinacota Region of Chile and in the Oruro Department of Bolivia, in the Sajama Province, Turku Municipality, Chachakumani Canton.[5] Uqi Uqini lies south of National Route 4 near the Chungara-Tambo Quemado pass and north of Umurata, Acotango and Capurata.

Map showing Uqi Uqini on the border of Bolivia and Chile

Uqi Uqini was formed in the middle of Miocene to Pliocene just like the volcanoes Asu Asuni, Kunturiri and the Kimsa Chata complex.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ BIGM map 1:50,000 Quisi Quisini Hoja 5739-II
  2. ^ Gabriel Martínez, Toponimos de Chuani: Organisación y significación del Territorio (in Spanish)
  3. ^ 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)
  4. ^ a b "Gabriela Vargas-Mattos, Mauro César Geraldes, Ramiro Matos Salinas, Reconstrucción geológica del volcán Chullcani (mioceno superior a plioceno superior): Consideraciónes generales sobre geoquímica y edad de las fases volcánicas, Andes Centrales de Bolivia, Revista Brasileira de Geociências, 12/2006". 
  5. ^ Turku Municipality: population data and map