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Journey to the Pole of Cold

Stall with standing deep-frozen fish on the Yakutsk outdoor fish market. Yakutsk (Russian: ???????) is a city in the Russian Far East, located about 4° (450 kilometres) south of the Arctic Circle. It is the capital of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic in Russia with a major port on the Lena River. The city has a population of 264.000 (2009). Yakutsk is one of the coldest cities on Earth. The average monthly winter temperature in January is around -43,2 °C. Yakutsk, Jakutsk, Yakutia, Russian Federation, Russia, RUS, 16.01.2010.

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Bjoern Steinz
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Stall with standing deep-frozen fish on the Yakutsk outdoor fish market. Yakutsk (Russian: ???????) is a city in the Russian Far East, located about 4° (450 kilometres) south of the Arctic Circle. It is the capital of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic in Russia with a major port on the Lena River. The city has a population of 264.000 (2009). Yakutsk is one of the coldest cities on Earth. The average monthly winter temperature in January is around -43,2 °C. Yakutsk, Jakutsk, Yakutia, Russian Federation, Russia, RUS, 16.01.2010.