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Dead Woman's Pass

Dead Woman's Pass, also known as Warmiwañusqa, is called so because the mountain looks like the profile of a woman looking up at the sky.

Dead Woman's Pass - Inca Trail
Dead Woman's Pass

Warmi Wañusqa or Warmiwañusqa (Quechua warmi = woman, wife; wañuy = die, "woman who died" or "woman died", also spelled Huarmihuanusca, Huarmihuañusqa, Warmihuañusca, Warmihuanuscca, Warmiwañusca, Warmiwañuscca, Warmi Wanusca) is a mountain pass in the Machupicchu District.

Warmi Wañusqa lies on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, southwest of the archaeological site of Patallaqta. It is situated at a height of 4,200 metres (13,780 ft).

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