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Pendelikón

Pendelikón (pĕntĕlĭkônˈ) [key] or Pentelicus pĕntĕˈlĭkəs, mountain, c.3,670 ft (1,120 m) high, central Greece, NE of Athens. The white marble quarried there was used for many buildings of ancient Athens. Marble is still taken from the region.

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