Waytani

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Waytani
Waytani is located in Peru
Waytani
Waytani
Peru
Highest point
Elevation 5,430 m (17,810 ft) [1]
Coordinates 14°39′29″S 72°28′04″W / 14.65806°S 72.46778°W / -14.65806; -72.46778Coordinates: 14°39′29″S 72°28′04″W / 14.65806°S 72.46778°W / -14.65806; -72.46778
Geography
Location Peru, Apurímac Region, Arequipa Region, Cusco Region
Parent range Andes, Wansu

Waytani (Aymara wayta headdress made of feathers or flowers,[2] -ni, a suffix to indicate ownership, 'the one with the decoration on the head', hispanicized spelling Huaytane) is a mountain in the Wansu mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,430 metres (17,815 ft) high. It is situated in the Apurímac Region, Antabamba Province, Oropesa District, in the Arequipa Region, La Unión Province, Puyca District, and in the Cusco Region, Chumbivilcas Province, Santo Tomás District, south of the mountain Chankuwaña.[3]

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  1. ^ Apurímac: Compendio Estadístico 2009-2010: Principales elevaciónes con indicación de su tipo, ubicación, geografía y política, p. 28
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Antabamba Province (Apurímac Region)