Pirhuane (mountain)

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Pirhuane

Ubinas Volcano, Peru.jpg

Satellite image of the volcano Ubinas (on the left), Pacoorcco (the light-colored complex northeast of it) and Pirhuane (north of Pacoorcco)
Highest point
Elevation 4,994 m (16,385 ft) [1]
Coordinates 16°15′35″S70°49′25″W / 16.25972°S 70.82361°W / -16.25972; -70.82361 Coordinates: 16°15′35″S70°49′25″W / 16.25972°S 70.82361°W / -16.25972; -70.82361
Geography
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Pirhuane
Peru
Location Peru, Moquegua Region, General Sánchez Cerro Province
Parent range Andes

Pirhuane (possibly from Aymara pirwa, piwra granary, [2] [3] -ni a suffix to indicate ownership, "the one with a granary") is a 4,994-metre-high (16,385 ft) mountain in the Moquegua Region in the Andes of Peru. It is situated in the General Sánchez Cerro Province, Ubinas District. Pirwani is situated northeast of the active volcano Ubinas. [4] Like the mountains south of Pirhuane, Pacoorcco and Huitoni, Pirhuane lies on the eastern border of the buffer zone of the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reservation. [1]

Aymara language native language in South America

Aymara is an Aymaran language spoken by the Aymara people of the Andes. It is one of only a handful of Native American languages with over one million speakers. Aymara, along with Spanish, is one of the official languages of Bolivia and parts of Peru. It is also spoken, to a much lesser extent, by some communities in northern Chile, where it is a recognized minority language.

Granary storage building for grain

A granary is a storehouse or room in a barn for threshed grain or animal feed. Ancient or primitive granaries are most often made out of pottery. Granaries are often built above the ground to keep the stored food away from mice and other animals.

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Qullpani (Peru) mountain in Peru

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References

  1. 1 2 Valoración del Servicio Ambiental de Provisión de Agua con Base en la Reserva Nacional Salinas y Aguada Blanca - Cuenca del Río Chili, PROFONANPE, Lima, 2007
  2. Ministerio de Educación, Dirección National de Educación Bilingue Intercultural, Yatiqirinaka Aru Pirwa, Lima, 2005 (Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  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. escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the General Sánchez Cerro Province (Arequipa Region)