Carabaya mountain range
Nevado Allincapac.jpg
Highest point
PeakAllin Capac
Elevation5,780 m (18,960 ft)
Dimensions
Length75 km (47 mi) N-S
Geography
CountryPeru
State/ProvincePuno
Range coordinates13°54′32″S 70°24′33″W / 13.908875°S 70.409041°W / -13.908875; -70.409041Coordinates: 13°54′32″S 70°24′33″W / 13.908875°S 70.409041°W / -13.908875; -70.409041
Parent rangeAndes

The Cordillera Carabaya (Spanish for "Carabaya mountain range")[1] lies in the Andes of Peru. It extends between 14°00' and 14°22'S and 69°38' and 70°19'W for about 75 km.[2] It is located in the Puno Region, Carabaya Province, between the Vilcanota mountain range in the north-west and the Apolobamba mountain range in the south-east, north and north-east of Macusani.

Mountains

The highest peak in the range is Allincapac at 5,805 metres (19,045 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[3][4][5]

  • Huaynaccapac, 5,721 metres (18,770 ft)
  • Tococcapac, 5,670 metres (18,602 ft)
  • Chichicapac, 5,614 metres (18,419 ft)
  • Juraccapac, 5,610 metres (18,406 ft)
  • Cacaccapac, 5,425 metres (17,799 ft)
  • Balansani, 5,350 metres (17,552 ft)
  • Vela Cunca, 5,350 metres (17,552 ft)
  • Quenamari, 5,294 metres (17,369 ft)
  • Queroni, 5,250 metres (17,224 ft)
  • Muro Muruni, 5,200 metres (17,060 ft)
  • Pumajolluni, 5,200 metres (17,060 ft)
  • Quellhuacotarriti, 5,200 metres (17,060 ft)
  • Vilajota, 5,198 metres (17,054 ft)
  • Allpajata, 5,100 metres (16,732 ft)
  • Jatun Pinguilluni, 5,100 metres (16,732 ft)
  • Tocsajota, 5,100 metres (16,732 ft)
  • Challhuani, 5,000 metres (16,404 ft)
  • Chullumpirini, 5,000 metres (16,404 ft)
  • Minas Cunca, 5,000 metres (16,404 ft)
  • Q'umirqucha Punta, 5,000 metres (16,404 ft)
  • Tucuhuachana, 5,000 metres (16,404 ft)
  • Q'uli Kunka, 4,800 metres (15,748 ft)
  • Sallikani, 4,800 metres (15,748 ft)
  • Usqulluni, 4,800 metres (15,748 ft)
  • Wisk'achani, 4,800 metres (15,748 ft)

See also

References

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): kallawaya. - s. Provincia de Antisuyu. Los habitantes de dicha provincia eran y siguen siendo hábiles herbolarios (JL). || Código idiomático usado por los herbolarios llamados kallawayas.
  2. ^ usgs.gov USGS, Peruvian Cordilleras
  3. ^ Taken from Mountaineering in the Andes by Jill Neate RGS-IBG Expedition Advisory Centre, 2nd edition, May 1994
  4. ^ Michael Cocker, Frost, Dust and Tear Gas, Exploratory Mountaineering in the Peruvian Cordillera Carabaya, in: Alpine Journal 2008, p. 53-69
  5. ^ allthemountains.com Maps of the Eastern Andes of Peru including two maps of the Carabaya mountain range (inactive website)