By: pelly*made

Feb 18 2013

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photo taken in Penteli mountain ~ Athens

Very close to the capital, Penteli is continuously ravaged by series of forest fires which also damage homes.

It is situated northeast of Athens and southwest of Marathon. Its elevation is 1,109 m. Even since antiquity, Penteli has been famous for its marble (“Pentelikon”), which was used for the construction of the Acropolis and other buildings of ancient Athens. Penteli marble is flawless white with a uniform, faint yellow tint, which makes it shine with a golden hue under sunlight

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