| 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

24 X 7

Private Tutor

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