Yurac Apacheta (Arequipa)

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Yurac Apacheta
Yurac Apacheta is located in Peru
Yurac Apacheta
Yurac Apacheta
Highest point
Elevation4,200 m (13,800 ft) [1]
Coordinates15°59′20″S 71°43′29″W / 15.98889°S 71.72472°W / -15.98889; -71.72472Coordinates: 15°59′20″S 71°43′29″W / 15.98889°S 71.72472°W / -15.98889; -71.72472
LocationPeru, Arequipa Region, Arequipa Province, Caylloma Province
Parent rangeAndes

Yurac Apacheta (possibly from Quechua yuraq white, Aymara apachita the place of transit of an important pass in the principal routes of the Andes; name for a stone cairn in the Andes, a little pile of rocks built along the trail in the high mountains)[2][3] is a mountain in the Andes of Peru, about 4,200 metres (13,780 ft) high. It is situated in the Arequipa Region, Arequipa Province, Yura District, and in the Caylloma Province, Huanca District.[1]


  1. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Caylloma Province 2 (Arequipa Region)
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  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)