Melting Mont Blanc: France's highest peak has shrunk

The Mont Blanc has shrunk

by about 3 ft, according to the latest report

Location: Chamonix, France

France's highest mountain now rises at 15,773 ft

36 inches less than in 2017

A team of 30 experts conducted the measurements

Surveyors say the shrinking could be a natural phenomenon

The peak reached its highest altitude in 2007 at 15,781 ft

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