Mount Olympus (Greek: Όλυμπος; also transliterated as Ólympos, and on Greek maps, Óros Ólimbos) is the highest mountain in Greece. It is 2,919 metres (9,577 feet) high. Since its base is at sea level, it is one of the highest mountains in Europe in terms of topographic prominence, the relative altitude from base to top.
|Mount Olympus (Olimpos)|
Mount Olympus: View from Litochoro
|Elevation||2,919 metres (9,577 ft)|
|Prominence||2,355 metres (7,726 ft)|
|Isolation||254 kilometres (158 mi)|
- SummitPost - Olymbos (Olympus) - Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering
- Wilson, Nigel (2005). Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece. Abingdon, England: Routledge. pp. p 516.
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