Sweden's highest point set to lose title as glacier melts

Glacier on the southern tip of Kebnekaise mountain shrinks due to record Arctic temperatures

Sweden’s highest peak, a glacier on the southern tip of the Kebnekaise mountain, is melting due to record hot Arctic temperatures and is no longer the nation’s tallest point, scientists said on Wednesday. “I’ve never seen this much melted snow on the southern peak as I did this summer,” said Gunhild Rosqvist, a Stockholm University geography professor.

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