Kunturkunka

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Kunturkunka
Lugar actual de la Batalla de Ayacucho.jpg
Kunturkunka as seen from the obelisk at Pampa de Quinua
Highest point
Coordinates 13°00′28.3″S 74°06′3.5″W / 13.007861°S 74.100972°W / -13.007861; -74.100972Coordinates: 13°00′28.3″S 74°06′3.5″W / 13.007861°S 74.100972°W / -13.007861; -74.100972[1]
Geography
Kunturkunka is located in Peru
Kunturkunka
Kunturkunka
Peru
Location Peru, Ayacucho Region, Huamanga Province
Parent range Andes

Kunturkunka (Quechua kuntur condor, kunka throat, gullet, neck, voice,[2] hispanicized spelling Condorcunca) is a mountain in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Ayacucho Region, Huamanga Province, Quinua District.[3] Kunturkunka lies southwest of the mountain Saraqucha Q'asa ("maize lake mountain pass"), hispanicized Saracochajasa) at the plain named Pampa de Quinua or Pampa de Ayacucho, this is where the Battle of Ayacucho took place. Today it is a protected area known as Pampa de Ayacucho Historical Sanctuary.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cerro Condorcunca". mapcarta. Retrieved April 12, 2014. 
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Huamanga Province (Ayacucho Region) showing the location of Kunturkunka (unnamed) southwest of the mountain Saraqucha Q'asa (Saracochajasa)