Wila Lluxi

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Wila Lluxi
Wila Lluxi is located in Bolivia
Wila Lluxi
Wila Lluxi
Location in Bolivia
Highest point
Elevation5,596 m (18,360 ft) [1]
Coordinates16°4′29″S 68°20′23″W / 16.07472°S 68.33972°W / -16.07472; -68.33972Coordinates: 16°4′29″S 68°20′23″W / 16.07472°S 68.33972°W / -16.07472; -68.33972
La Paz Department, Los Andes Province, Batallas Municipality
Parent rangeAndes, Cordillera Real
First ascent1-1970: E. ridge, descend N.W. ridge-1973: N. face & E. ridge-1975: S. face-1976.[2]

Wila Lluxi (Aymara wila blood, blood-red, lluxi shell of a mussel; landslide,[3][4] "red shell" or "red landslide", Hispanicized spellings Wila Lloje, Huilaroje) is a mountain in the Andes, about 5,596 m (18,360 ft) high. It lies in the Cordillera Real of Bolivia in the La Paz Department, Los Andes Province, Batallas Municipality, Kirani Canton. It is situated on the western side of the Janq'u Quta valley next to the mountains Warawarani and Phaq'u Kiwuta. Other prominent mountains nearby are Janq'u Laya and Janq'u Uyu in the north, and Wila Lluxita and Mullu Apachita in the northeast, all of them higher than 5,000 m.

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  1. ^ "Cordillera Real Topographical Map, Bolivia". summitpost.org. Retrieved August 22, 2014. (north is upper left)
  2. ^ Jill Neate, Mountaineering in the Andes, 1994
  3. ^ 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)
  4. ^ "Diccionario Quechua - Aymara al español". katari.org. Retrieved December 22, 2014.