Nevado Copa

Nevado Copa (possibly from qupa, a Quechua word for the mineral turquoise and the turquoise color) is a mountain in the Andes of Peru whose summit reaches about 6,188 metres (20,302 ft) above sea level. It is situated in the Ancash Region, Asunción Province, Chacas District, and in the Carhuaz Province, Marcará District, south-east of Hualcán. Its territory is within the Peruvian protection area of Huascarán National Park and is part of the Cordillera Blanca.

Lake Allicocha lies south-east of Copa while Lake Lejiacocha is located to the south-west of the mountain. Legiamayo River originates from mount Copa, in the area nearby Lake Lejiacocha.

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