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Users of Neo-Latin have taken the Latin language to places the Romans never went; hence a need arose to make LATIN NAMES OF MOUNTAINS that did not exist when Latin was a living language.

STRATEGIES FOR CONSTRUCTING LATIN NAMES

See also: Latin names of cities § Strategies for constructing Latin names

LIST OF NAMES

LATIN ENGLISH NAME (OTHER NAMES, OLDER NAMES, LOCATION)

Aegaleus¹ Mount Aegaleus , Piraeus
Piraeus
, Greece
Greece

Aenos Mount Ainos
Mount Ainos
, Kefallinia
Kefallinia
/Cephallonia, Greece
Greece

Aetna¹ Mount Etna
Mount Etna
, Sicily
Sicily

Albus, Mons Mont Blanc , France
France
and Italy
Italy

Alpis (ranges) Alps
Alps
, France
France
to Austria
Austria

Alpis Australia? Australian Alps
Alps
, New South Wales
New South Wales

Andes
Andes
(ranges) Andes
Andes
, Chile
Chile
to Colombia
Colombia

Aroania¹ Mount Aroania / Chelmos , Greece
Greece

Atlas¹ (ranges) Atlas Mountains
Atlas Mountains
, NW Africa
Africa

Carpathi (ranges) Carpathians
Carpathians
, Czech Republic
Czech Republic
to Romania
Romania

Caucasus Caucasus
Caucasus
mountains, Georgia to Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan

Cyllene¹ Mount Cyllene , Kylléne

Dalmatia
Dalmatia
(Alpis) Dalmatian Mountains , Dalmatia
Dalmatia
, S Croatia
Croatia
, West Balkans

Dirphys¹ Mount Dirphys , Greece
Greece

Elbrus Mount Elbrus
Elbrus
, Caucasus
Caucasus

Erymanthus¹ Mount Erymanthus (Olonos)

Eryx Monte San Giuliano , Sicily
Sicily

Helicon¹ Mount Helicon
Mount Helicon
, Greece
Greece

Herminius Mons Serra da Estrela
Serra da Estrela
, Portugal
Portugal

Hymettus¹ Mount Hymettus
Hymettus
, Greece
Greece

Libani Mons Mount Lebanon
Mount Lebanon
, Lebanon
Lebanon

Minthe¹ Mount Minthe , Ilia , Greece
Greece

Oenoe¹ Mount Oenoe , Greece
Greece

Olympicus (montes) Olympic Mountains
Olympic Mountains
, Washington

Olympus Mons¹ (Asia Minor) Mount Olympus, W Turkey

Olympus Mons¹ (Cyprus) Mount Olympus, Cyprus

Olympus Mons¹ Mount Olympus
Mount Olympus
, Greece
Greece

Olympus Mons¹ (N. Zelandia) Mount Olympus, New Zealand

Olympus Mons¹ (Tenn.) Mount Olympus, Tennessee
Tennessee

Olympus Mons¹ (UT) Mount Olympus, Utah
Utah

Olympus Mons¹ (Vasingtonia, Olympicus) Mount Olympus
Mount Olympus
, Washington

Ossa¹ Mount Ossa , Thessaly
Thessaly
, Greece
Greece

Ossa (Tasmania) Mount Ossa , Tasmania, Australia

Parnassus¹ Mount Parnassus
Mount Parnassus
, Greece
Greece

Pentele¹ Pentele

Pholoe¹ Mount Pholoe , Greece
Greece

Pindus¹ Pindus, Pindos

Parnetha¹ Mount Parnetha , Parnitha
Parnitha
, Greece
Greece

Regius (Mons) Mount Royal
Mount Royal
, Quebec
Quebec

Rhodopes¹ Rhodopes
Rhodopes

Scollis¹ Mount Scollis
Scollis
, Greece
Greece

Sudeti (ranges) Sudetes
Sudetes
, Poland
Poland
to Czech Republic
Czech Republic

Taurus¹ (ranges) Taurus Mountains
Taurus Mountains
, S Turkey
Turkey

Taygetus¹ Mount Taygetus
Taygetus
, Taygetos
Taygetos

Transylvania Transylvania
Transylvania
, N Romania
Romania

Vergina Mount Vergina
Vergina
, Greece
Greece

Vesuvius Mount Vesuvius
Vesuvius
, Italy
Italy

* Latinized form of a Greek-derived mountain name

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