Taygetus

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Taygetus

(tāĭ`jətəs), mountain range of the Peloponnesus, S Greece, extending c.65 mi (100 km) north from the southern end of Cape Matapan. It rises to c.7,900 ft (2,410 m) at Mt. Hagios Ilias (Mt. St. Elias) SW of Sparta.
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Esti Kalamata PDO extra virgin olive oil is cold pressed from Koroneiki variety of olives grown on the slopes of Mount Taygetos.
And he points to Sparta, where "puny" babies unlikely to be good warriors were thrown into a chasm on Mount Taygetos, arguing it was the least democratic of all Greek states but the most militarily effective.
AMERICAN FORESTS' Global ReLeaf International supports this philosophy by providing aid to plant 80,000 trees between two areas of particular historical and ecological importance: Ancient Olympia and Mount Taygetos.
Mount Taygetos is famous not for what used to be there but for what is there now.
Mount Taygetos had been one of the planet's most significant ecosystems before being hit by fires in 2007.