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Greek Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointMount Ida (2456 m/8058 ft)
CountriesGreece (99%), Turkey (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesPeloponnesus (33%), Crete (18%), Western Greece (13%), Southern Aegean (11%), Central Greece (8%), Northern Aegean (8%), Ionian Islands (5%), Attica (2%), Eastern Macedonia and Thrace (1%), Thessaly (1%), Çanakkale (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area46,700 sq km / 18,031 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent666 km / 414 mi North-South
778 km / 484 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 22' N; 22° 19' E
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Map of Greek Islands
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Balkan PeninsulaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Dinaric AlpsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Greek-Albanian RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Balkan MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Macedonia-ThraceLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Greek IslandsLevel 3



Major Peaks of the Greek Islands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mount Ida24568058 
2.Pachnes24538048 
3.Psiloritis-Agathias24247953 
4.Óros Taigetos24057890 
5.Óros Killini23747789 
6.Óros Khelmós23387671 
7.Olonos-Erimanthos (Karapirgos)22237293 
8.Psiloritis-Kousakas22117254 
9.Spathi21487047 
10.Afentis Christos21417024 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Greek Islands

Profitis Ilias-Santorini
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Looking north to Santorini's grape/wine fields below (2009-04-05). Photo by Max Rees.
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Santorin
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View from the ship that takes you to island volcano (2009-04-04). Photo by Max Rees.
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