Vallunaraju

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Vallunaraju
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Vallunaraju
Highest point
Elevation 5,686 m (18,655 ft)
Coordinates 9°25′20″S 77°27′23″W / 9.42222°S 77.45639°W / -9.42222; -77.45639Coordinates: 9°25′20″S 77°27′23″W / 9.42222°S 77.45639°W / -9.42222; -77.45639
Geography
Vallunaraju is located in Peru
Vallunaraju
Vallunaraju
Peru
Location Ancash, Peru
Parent range Andes, Cordillera Blanca
Climbing
First ascent 1949, A. and M. Szepessy

Vallunaraju[1][2] or Wallunaraju[3][2] (possibly from Ancash Quechua walluy to cut,[4] wallu earless, someone whose ears are amputated[5] -na a nominalising suffix, Quechua rahu snow, ice, mountain with snow,[6]) is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 5,686 metres (18,655 ft) high[3][1] and located in Huaraz Province, Ancash. Vallunaraju lies south west of Ranrapalca and Ocshapalca.

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  1. ^ a b "Vallunaraju". www.montanasperuanas.com. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  2. ^ a b "Nevado Vallunaraju - Peakbagger.com". peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  3. ^ a b Alpenvereinskarte 0/3b. Cordillera Blanca Süd (Peru). 1:100 000. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein. 2005. ISBN 3-937530-05-3. 
  4. ^ Vocabulario comparativo quechua ecuatoriano - quechua ancashino -- castellano - English (pdf): (qu-Ancash) Roquy; walluy - (qu-ec) Kuchuna; pitina - (es) Cortar - (en) Cut
  5. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): wallu, wallurisqa, wanq'u. - adj. Desorejado, -da. Que tiene la oreja amputada.
  6. ^ babylon.com rahu - s. snow; ice; mountain with snow