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In Bolivia, ? – 20th century, various units of liquid capacity:

In the town of Huanuni in the department of Oruro, a unit of liquid capacity, generally = 12 liters, but 28.80 liters if measuring chicha, a beer made from maize.

In the town of Uyuni in the department of Potosi, = 150 liters, used for chicha.

[Bolivia] Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganaderia y Colonizacion. Dirección General de Economia Rural.
Resumen General de Medidas típicas de la República de Bolivia.
Corrected and revised by the Departamento de Muestreos y Padrones.
[La Paz]: Departamento de Muestreos y Padrones, 1956.

Pages 28 and 34. (Page numbering is not continuous.)

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