Wansu mountain range

Wansu mountain range
Length 57[1] km (35 mi)
Country Peru
State/Province Apurímac Region, Arequipa Region, Ayacucho Region, Cusco Region
Parent range Andes

The Wansu mountain range (hispanicized spellings Huanso, Huanzo) lies in the Andes of Peru. It extends between 14°30 and 15°01'S and 72°10 and 73°15W for about 57 km.[1][2] It is situated in the Apurímac Region, Antabamba Province, in the Arequipa Region, Castilla Province, La Unión Province, in the Ayacucho Region, Parinacochas Province, and in the Chumbivilcas Province of the Cusco Region.[3]


The highest mountain in the range is Waych'awi (Hatun Waych'awi) at 5,445 metres (17,864 ft).[1] Other mountains are listed below:[3]


One of the largest lake in the range is Ikmaqucha.


  1. 1 2 3 usgs.gov USGS, Peruvian Cordilleras (Note: Coordinates 72°50' might be wrong as Waych'awi is the highest mountain in the range according to this site.)
  2. Inventario Nacional de Glaciares y Lagunas, Inventario de Glaciares del Perú, ANA (Autoridad Nacional del Agua), Huaraz 2014 (see sketch map of the Waych'awi glaciar under 'Cordillera Huanzo')
  3. 1 2 escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL maps La Unión Province (Arequipa Region) and of the Chumbivilcas Province (Cusco Region)

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