| Share
 

Hymettus

Hymettus (hĪmĕˈtəs) [key], Gr. Imittós, mountain range, E central Greece, in Attica, extending c.10 mi (16 km) between Athens and the Saronic Gulf. Mt. Hymettus (c.3,370 ft/1,030 m) is the highest point. It is noted for its honey. Marble has been quarried there since antiquity.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Hymettus from Infoplease:

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Greek Physical Geography


Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring