Yanarrajo

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Yanarrajo
Llanganuco ancash.jpg
The Llanganuco Lakes with the snow-covered Yanapaccha in the background and the snowless Yanarrajo on the right
Highest point
Elevation 5,055 m (16,585 ft) [1]
Coordinates 9°02′14″S 77°35′16″W / 9.03722°S 77.58778°W / -9.03722; -77.58778Coordinates: 9°02′14″S 77°35′16″W / 9.03722°S 77.58778°W / -9.03722; -77.58778
Geography
Yanarrajo is located in Peru
Yanarrajo
Yanarrajo
Peru
Location Peru, Ancash Region
Parent range Andes, Cordillera Blanca

Yanarrajo[2][3] (possibly from Quechua yana black,[4] rahu snow, ice, mountain with snow,[5] "black snow peak" is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, about 5,055 metres (16,585 ft) high. It is situated in the Ancash Region, Yungay Province, in the districts Yanama and Yungay.[3] Yanarrajo lies in the Huascarán National Park, south-west of Yanapaccha, near the Llanganuco Lakes.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ mapcarta.com "Cerro Yanarrajo", retrieved on May 8, 2013
  2. ^ a b Peru 1:100 000, Carhuás (19-h). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú). 
  3. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Yungay Province (Ancash Region) showing "Cerro Yanarrajo"
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ babylon.com