Susupillo

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Susupillo
Susupillo is located in Peru
Susupillo
Susupillo
Peru
Highest point
Elevation 4,400 m (14,400 ft) [1]
Coordinates 9°24′00″S 76°41′04″W / 9.40000°S 76.68444°W / -9.40000; -76.68444Coordinates: 9°24′00″S 76°41′04″W / 9.40000°S 76.68444°W / -9.40000; -76.68444
Geography
Location Peru, Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province

Susupillo (possibly from in the Quechua spelling Susupillu) is a mountain with an archaeological site of the same name in the Andes of Peru, about 4,400 metres (14,436 ft) high. It is situated in the Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province, Tantamayo District.[2]

The archaeological site of Susupillo lies on the northern slope of the mountain at about 9°23′32.4″S 76°41′33.5″W / 9.392333°S 76.692639°W / -9.392333; -76.692639,[3] at a height of more than 3,800 metres (12,467 ft).[2] It was declared a National Cultural Heritage of Peru by Resolución Directoral No. 533/INC on June 18, 2002.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Huamalíes Province (Huánuco Region)
  2. ^ a b c "Complejo Arqueológico Susupillo". mincetur. Retrieved April 23, 2014. 
  3. ^ Instituto Nacional de Cultura, Centro Nacional de Información Cultural, Contribución para un primer inventario general de sitios arqueológicos del Perú, Lima 2001