Samiksha Jaiswal

Lake Auquiscocha

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Location  Peru Ancash
Surface elevation  4,303 m
Lake Auquiscocha

Lake Auquiscocha or Auquishcocha (both possibly from Wanka Quechua awkish to water, to irrigate; to give to drink, Quechua awki prince; a mythical figure of the Andean culture, qucha lake) is a lake in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru located in the Ancash Region, Carhuaz Province, Shilla District. It is situated at a height of about 4,303 metres (14,117 ft). Auquiscocha lies at the foot of Chequiaraju in the north and Hualcán in the southeast, southwest of Lake Chequiacocha.

Map of Auquishcocha, Peru

References

Lake Auquiscocha Wikipedia


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