Mt. Olympus Satellite Photo

Mt. Olympus is the highest mountain of Greece. Its highest peak rises 2917 meters (9,570 feet), and it was the legendary home of the twelve Olympian gods of Ancient Greece.

In this image, one can observe Macedonia to the north with the second largest city of Greece (Thessaloniki) on the north of Thermaikos gulf. To the south of Mt. Olympus lies the plain of Thessalia with the city of Larisa at the center, and the small town of Volos at the edge of Pagasitikos gulf.

This satellite picture of Mt. Olympus is
courtesy of NASA, Earth Observatory

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