Mont Blanc lower because of climate changePeople, Thursday, March 29, 2012 12:59:57
Alpine peak of Mont Blanc shrinks and moves. This recent surveys carried out on top, located on the border between France, Italy and Switzerland. According to the latest measurements in the Mont Blanc 4810.45 meters high.
Two years ago, has erected a 45 cm more. The new height is dependent on ice cover on top that melts due to climate change. After 10 years you will need to be made new measurements of the highest Alpine peak. Recent studies of Mont Blanc were made in September on an expedition in which participated 20 scientific experts in geodesy, geology, meteorology and glatsiologiya. Also, scientists have found that the top comb is moved by a record 26 meters towards Italy. The peak, however, still is in France. Mont Blanc has long been considered the highest peak in Europe. Currently a leader in the standings is an official Elbrus 5642 m altitude.
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