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The south summit of Kebnekaise mountain, the highest peak in Sweden, is iconic.

Several thousand climb or hike to the top every year, Ninis Rosqvist, director of Tarfala Research Station, which measures the summit annually, told USA TODAY.

But the reason for its notoriety has begun to shrink, literally.

Researchers at Stockholm University‘s Tarfala Research Station have found that the highest peak in the country, is the lowest it’s been in recorded history. And the new height dethrones the peak from its status of tallest summit in Sweden. Scientists began recording the mountain’s height in 1880, Rosqvist said.