Contrahierbas

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Contrahierbas
Yanarraju, Ruricocha
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Highest point
Elevation 5,954 m (19,534 ft)
Coordinates 9°06′22″S 77°29′25″W / 9.10611°S 77.49028°W / -9.10611; -77.49028Coordinates: 9°06′22″S 77°29′25″W / 9.10611°S 77.49028°W / -9.10611; -77.49028
Geography
Contrahierbas is located in Peru
Contrahierbas
Contrahierbas
Peru
Location Ancash, Peru
Parent range Andes, Cordillera Blanca

Contrahierbas,[1][2][3] also called Yanarraju[4] (possibly from Quechua yana black,[5] rahu snow, ice, mountain with snow,[6] "black snow peak") or Ruricocha[3][2] (possibly from Quechua ruri inside, Ancash Quechua ruri interior; inside; deep; valley or little river,[7][8] Quechua qucha lake, "interior lake", "deep lake" or "valley lake"), is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 5,954 metres (19,534 ft) high.[4] It is situated in the Ancash Region in the provinces Asunción, Carhuaz and Yungay. Contrahierbas lies in the Huascarán National Park, northeast of Hualcán.[1][4]

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  1. ^ a b Alpenvereinskarte 0/3a. Cordillera Blanca Nord (Peru). 1:100 000. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein. 2005. ISBN 3-928777-57-2. 
  2. ^ a b "Nevado Contrahierbas - Peakbagger.com". www.peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2016-06-19. 
  3. ^ a b Biggar, John (2005). The Andes: A Guide for Climbers. Andes. p. 76. ISBN 9780953608720. 
  4. ^ a b c Peru 1:100 000, Huari (19-i). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú). 
  5. ^ Teofilo Laime Acopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyay k'ancha, Quechua – Castellano, Castellano – Quechua: yana - adj. Negro, -gra. De color muy oscuro. || Oscuro, -ra. Que carece de luz o claridad.
  6. ^ babylon.com
  7. ^ Vocabulario comparativo quechua ecuatoriano - quechua ancashino -- castellano - English Archived March 4, 2016, at the Wayback Machine. (pdf)
  8. ^ Rubén Alejandro Mejía Méndez, Toponimia del Distrito de Yaután, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, 2007

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