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Nature - Mount Olympus, Greece

Mount Olympus is the highest peak in Greece, at 9,570 feet (2,917 meters). In this winter view, Olympus is the only peak with a dusting of snow -- recalling its name in classical Greek, which means “the luminous one.” The mythical home of Zeus.

 

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Picture of the Day 29 September 2006

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Original at http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:126910main_image_feature_402_mountolympus.jpg

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Taken on September 7, 2005