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Kebnekaise’s south peak continues to melt

Two metres lower than last year.

On August 14, 2021, the southern peak of Sweden´s highest mountain Kebnekaise was measured at 2 094,6 meters above sea level by researchers at Tarfala Research Station. This is the lowest height that has been measured since the measurements started in the 1940s, and almost two meters lower than the corresponding time last year.

Kebnekaise’s south peak continues to melt