Ukilla

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Ukilla
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Ukilla
Location in Bolivia
Highest point
Elevation 5,092 m (16,706 ft) [1]
Coordinates 20°50′59″S68°11′54″W / 20.84972°S 68.19833°W / -20.84972; -68.19833 Coordinates: 20°50′59″S68°11′54″W / 20.84972°S 68.19833°W / -20.84972; -68.19833
Geography
Location Bolivia,
Potosí Department
Parent range Andes

Ukilla (Quechua for a medical plant whose seed is used to dye, [2] Hispanicized spelling Uquilla) is a 5,092-metre-high (16,706 ft) volcano [3] in the Bolivian Andes. It is situated in the Potosí Department, Nor Lípez Province, Quemes Municipality. [1] [4] Ukilla lies south of the Uyuni salt flat in a volcanic field known as Pampa Luxsar.

Map of the area showing the location of Ukilla Sf-19-3-cerro paruma-bolivia-chile-1999.pdf
Map of the area showing the location of Ukilla

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References

  1. 1 2 Bolivian IGM map 1:250,000 Villa Martín SF-19-3
  2. Serie Sabiduría Amazónica, Sabiduría de la Cultura Kichwa de la Amazonía Ecuatoriana, Toma 1, Cuenca - Ecuador, 2012
  3. JOGMEC et al., Estudio sobre Recursos Geotérmico para Suministro de Calor y Energía en la Región de Uyuni del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia, 2011
  4. "San Pedro de Quemes". INE, Bolivia. Retrieved October 9, 2014.