Huamashraju

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Huamashraju
Yanahuacra, Rajo Colta
Huaraz-prairie.JPG
Huantsán, Huamashraju, Cashan and Shaqsha as seen from the west
Highest point
Elevation 5,434 m (17,828 ft)
Coordinates 9°31′30″S 77°23′06″W / 9.52500°S 77.38500°W / -9.52500; -77.38500Coordinates: 9°31′30″S 77°23′06″W / 9.52500°S 77.38500°W / -9.52500; -77.38500
Geography
Huamashraju is located in Peru
Huamashraju
Huamashraju
Peru
Location Peru, Ancash Region
Parent range Andes, Cordillera Blanca
Climbing
First ascent 1954, J. Cabana and A. Soriano[1]

Huamashraju,[2][3][1] Wamashraju,[4] (possibly from Quechua rahu snow, ice, mountain with snow),[5] Yanahuacra[3] (possibly from Quechua yana black, waqra horn, "black horn") or Rajo Colta[6] is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 5,434 metres (17,828 ft) high.[2][3][6] It is situated in the Ancash Region, Huaraz Province, Huaraz District. Huamashraju lies east of the town of Huaraz, west of Huantsán and northwest of Shaqsha and Cashan.

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  1. ^ a b "Huamashraju". www.montanasperuanas.com. Retrieved 2016-06-22. 
  2. ^ a b Alpenvereinskarte 0/3b. Cordillera Blanca Süd (Peru). 1:100 000. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein. 2005. ISBN 3-937530-05-3. 
  3. ^ a b c Neate, Jill (1994). "Peru". Mountaineering in the Andes (PDF). RGS-IBG Expedition Advisory Centre. p. 14. ISBN 0-907649-64-5. 
  4. ^ Ricker, John (1977). Yuraq Janka: A Guide to the Peruvian Andes. The Mountaineers Books. pp. 109–111. 
  5. ^ babylon.com
  6. ^ a b Peru 1:100 000, Recuay (20-i). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).