Lake Pomacocha (Ayacucho)

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Lake Pomacocha
Pumacocha Archaeological site - overview.jpg
Location Ayacucho Region
Coordinates 13°35′58″S 74°00′45″W / 13.59944°S 74.01250°W / -13.59944; -74.01250Coordinates: 13°35′58″S 74°00′45″W / 13.59944°S 74.01250°W / -13.59944; -74.01250
Basin countries Peru
Max. length 0.86 km (0.53 mi)
Max. width 0.17 km (0.11 mi)
Surface elevation 3,300 m (10,800 ft)

Lake Pomacocha[1] (possibly from Quechua puma cougar, puma, qucha lake, "puma lake") is a lake in Peru located in the Ayacucho Region, Vilcas Huamán Province.[1] at a height of about 3,300 m.[citation needed] It is situated southwest of the town of Vischongo.[1] Pomacocha is 0.86 km long and 0.17 km at its widest point.[citation needed] The archaeological site called Inti Watana or Pomacocha lies at its shore.

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  1. ^ a b c - Map of the Vilcas Huamán Province (Ayacucho Region)

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