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Journey to the Pole of Cold

The Pole of Cold - Tomtor village seen from a nearby mountain. The area is extremely cold during the winter. Two towns by the highway, Tomtor and Oymyakon, both claim the coldest inhabited place on earth (often referred to as -71.2∞C, but might be -67.7∞C) outside of Antarctica. The average temperature in Oymyakon in January is -42∞C (daily maximum) and -50∞C (daily minimum). The images had been made during an outside temperature in between -50∞C up to -55∞C. Tomtor, Jakutien , Yakutia, Russian Federation, Russia, RUS, 19.01.2010

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The Pole of Cold - Tomtor village seen from a nearby mountain. The area is extremely cold during the winter. Two towns by the highway, Tomtor and Oymyakon, both claim the coldest inhabited place on earth (often referred to as -71.2∞C, but might be -67.7∞C) outside of Antarctica. The average temperature in Oymyakon in January is -42∞C (daily maximum) and -50∞C (daily minimum). The images had been made during an outside temperature in between -50∞C up to -55∞C. Tomtor, Jakutien , Yakutia, Russian Federation, Russia, RUS, 19.01.2010