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Jach'a Khunu Qullu

Jach'a Khunu Qullu
Jach'a Khunu Qullu is located in Bolivia
Jach'a Khunu Qullu
Jach'a Khunu Qullu
Elevation 5,800 m (19,000 ft)[1]
Range Andes, Kimsa Cruz mountain range
First ascent Reached shoulder 20m below top-1911: 1-1939.[2]

Jach'a Khunu Qullu or Jach'a Khunuqullu (Aymara jach'a big, khunu snow, qullu mountain,[3]"big snow covered mountain", hispanicized spellings Jacha Cuno Collo / Jachacunocollo / Jacha Cuno Kollo) is a mountain in the Andes in Bolivia. It is the highest elevation in the Kimsa Cruz mountain range (Cordillera Kimsa Cruz or Quimsa Cruz) reaching a height of about 5,800 metres (19,029 ft). Jach'a Khunu Qullu is situated in the La Paz Department, Inquisivi Province, Quime Municipality, north-west of Wayna Khunu Qullu, the second highest mountain in this mountain range.[4][5]

See also


  1. ^ Brain, Yossi, Bolivia: A Climbing Guide, p. 182
  2. ^ Jill Neate, Mountaineering in the Andes
  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. ^ Echevarría, Evelio, Cordillera Quimsa Cruz, Bolivia, Alpine Journal (2006), see map, p. 153
  5. ^ Labeled satellite photo

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