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A peak, 2,465 m (8,087 ft) high, of the Jotunheimen range in south-central Norway. It was formerly the highest elevation in Scandinavia, but due to the melting of the glacier on its summit, it is now lower than Galdhøpiggen.
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She held her breath as the bottom of the ladder scraped across the icy peak of Glittertind, one of Norway's tallest mountains.
Peter Wilson tried to get a grip in the snow using an ice-axe as he slipped from near the peak of Mount Glittertind, said Sandwell coroner Robin Balmain.