Hatun Q'asa (Arequipa)

This article is about the mountain in the Arequipa Region, Peru. For other uses, see Jatun Q'asa.
Hatun Q'asa
Hatun Q'asa


Highest point
Elevation 4,800 m (15,700 ft)[1]
Coordinates 15°01′41″S 72°20′06″W / 15.02806°S 72.33500°W / -15.02806; -72.33500Coordinates: 15°01′41″S 72°20′06″W / 15.02806°S 72.33500°W / -15.02806; -72.33500
Location Peru, Arequipa Region, Condesuyos Province
Parent range Andes, Wansu

Hatun Q'asa (Quechua hatun big (jatun in Bolivia), q'asa mountain pass,[2] "big mountain pass", hispanicized spelling Jatun Casa) is a mountain in the Wansu mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 4,800 metres (15,748 ft) high. It is situated in the Arequipa Region, Condesuyos Province, Cayarani District. Hatun Q'asa lies at the Q'illumayu valley (Quechua for "yellow river", also spelled Quellomayo).[1]


  1. 1 2 escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the La Unión Province (Arequipa Region)
  2. Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)

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