Coropuna (snow-covered) and Ñawicha (lower left) as seen from the ISS (north is to the upper right part of this image)
Highest point
Elevation 4,558.3 m (14,955 ft)[1]
Coordinates 15°40′21″S 72°43′43″W / 15.67250°S 72.72861°W / -15.67250; -72.72861Coordinates: 15°40′21″S 72°43′43″W / 15.67250°S 72.72861°W / -15.67250; -72.72861


Location Peru, Arequipa Region, Condesuyos Province
Parent range Andes

Ñawicha (Quechua ñawi eye, -cha a suffix,[2] "little eye", also spelled Ñahuicha) is a mountain in the Arequipa Region in the Andes of Peru, about 4,558.3 metres (14,955 ft) high. It is situated in the Condesuyos Province, Chuquibamba District, southwest of the Coropuna volcano and the mountain Minasniyuq (Quechua for "the one with a mine", also spelled Minasnioc).[3]


  1. "South America Maps". Joint Operations Graphic. Retrieved July 6, 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 Condesuyos Province (Arequipa Region)

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