Hualcán

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Hualcán
Auquiscocha - Hualcan.jpg
Lake Auquiscocha and Hualcán
Highest point
Elevation 6,122 m (20,085 ft)
Coordinates 9°12′11″S 77°31′05″W / 9.20306°S 77.51806°W / -9.20306; -77.51806Coordinates: 9°12′11″S 77°31′05″W / 9.20306°S 77.51806°W / -9.20306; -77.51806
Geography
Hualcán is located in Peru
Hualcán
Hualcán
Peru
Location Ancash, Peru
Parent range Andes, Cordillera Blanca
Climbing
First ascent 1-1939 via S. ridge: S. flank-1979.[1]

Hualcán[2][3][4] (possibly from Quechua wallqa, walqa,[5][6] -n a suffix) is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 6,122 metres (20,085 ft) high.[2][3] It is located in Ancash, between Chacas (in Asunción Province) and Carhuaz (Carhuaz Province) districts.[7] Hualcán lies south-east of Chequiaraju.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Neate, Jill (1994). Mountaineering in the Andes. RGS-IBG Expedition Advisory Centre, 2nd edition
  2. ^ a b Biggar, John (2005). The Andes: A Guide for Climbers. Andes. p. 77. ISBN 9780953608720. 
  3. ^ a b Peru 1:100 000, Carhuás (19-h). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú). 
  4. ^ Alpenvereinskarte 0/3a. Cordillera Blanca Nord (Peru). 1:100 000. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein. 2005. ISBN 3-928777-57-2. 
  5. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): wallqa - s. Collar. Adorno que se lleva alrededor del cuello.
  6. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005: walqa - s. Collar, collarín. || Colgandijo de oro y piedras preciosas, como la turquesa y otros, usado por la nobleza inka. || Bolsa colgante al hombro. SINÓN: wallqha, walqha. Bol: Sarta de cuentas, collar o cadena. Ec: wallka.
  7. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL Map of the Asunción Province (Ancash Region)