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Journey to the Pole of Cold

Hunters disembowel a shot deer in the Yakutian Taiga a few hundred kilometers from the city of Yakutsk. Yakutsk (Russian: Яку́тск) 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, 24.01.2010.

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THE POLE OF COLD // YAKUTIA
Hunters disembowel a shot deer in the Yakutian Taiga a few hundred kilometers from the city of Yakutsk. Yakutsk (Russian: Яку́тск) 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, 24.01.2010.