Huaytapallana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Waytapallana)
Jump to: navigation, search
For the mountain east of the Waytapallana mountain range near Aychana, Peru, see Waytapallana (Aychana).
Huaytapallana
Panoramic View of Huaytapallana.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 5,557 m (18,232 ft)
Listing List of mountains in the Andes
Coordinates 11°54′29″S 75°03′15″W / 11.90806°S 75.05417°W / -11.90806; -75.05417Coordinates: 11°54′29″S 75°03′15″W / 11.90806°S 75.05417°W / -11.90806; -75.05417
Geography
Huaytapallana is located in Peru
Huaytapallana
Huaytapallana
Peru
Location Peru, Junín Region, Huancayo Province, Huancayo District, Pariahuanca District
Parent range Andes, Huaytapallana

Huaytapallana or Waytapallana (Quechua wayta wild flower, a little bunch of flowers, pallay to collect, pallana an instrument to collect fruit / collectable, Waytapallana "a place where you collect wild flowers",[1][2] hispanicized spelling Huaytapallana) or Lasuntay is the highest peak in the Waytapallana mountain range in the Andes of Peru.[3] Its summit reaches about 5,557 m (18,232 ft) above sea level. The mountain is situated in the Junín Region, Huancayo Province, in the districts of Huancayo and Pariahuanca.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua_Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ Evelio Echevarría, Cordillera Huaytapallana, Peru, in: The Alpine Journal, 2009, p. 161-167
  4. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Huancayo Province (Junín Region)