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Survey team on the summit of the Basteir Tooth.<br />
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Three ramblers have stripped a remote mountain in the Scottish Highlands of its status after measuring it at six inches below the official height.<br />
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Intrepid hillwalkers John Barnard, Graham Jackson and Myrddyn Phillips set out to complete Britain's most daring mountain survey on Knight's Peak on the Isle of Skye.<br />
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Maps list the jagged rocky peak in the Cuillin mountain range at 3,002ft high, just two feet above the 3,000ft required height for mountain status.<br />
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However it has long been a source of controversy among hillwalkers who suspected it fell short of the height given on the maps.