Waña Quta (La Paz)

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Waña Quta
Location Bolivia
La Paz Department, Inquisivi Province, Ichoca Municipality
Coordinates 17°3′S 67°15′W / 17.050°S 67.250°W / -17.050; -67.250Coordinates: 17°3′S 67°15′W / 17.050°S 67.250°W / -17.050; -67.250
Max. length 0.5 km (0.31 mi)
Max. width 0.4 km (0.25 mi)
Surface elevation 4,761 m (15,620 ft)

Waña Quta (Aymara waña dry, quta lake,[1] "dry lake", hispanicized spelling Huana Kkota) is a lake in Bolivia in the La Paz Department, Inquisivi Province, Ichoca Municipality, Ichoca Canton.[2] It lies south east of the Kimsa Cruz mountain range, the village and the mountain Waña Quta. The lake is about 0.5 km long and 0.4 km at its widest point and situated at a height of about 4,761 metres (15,620 ft).

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  1. ^ www.katari.org Waña (adj.) - Seco. Quta (s.) - Lago.
  2. ^ Ichoca Municipality: population data and map showing Waña Quta ("Laguna Huana Khota") south east of the village Waña Quta ("Huanacota")