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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DC.) Nyman is distributed in the central eastern part of Greek mainland, Euboea, and in the mountains of the Peloponnese (Oligirtos, Taigetos, Parnonas) (Tan & Iatrou, 2001).