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Saturday, October 23, 2010

Place Around the World- Oymyakon, Russia - The coldest place in the World?

With an extreme subarctic climate (Koppen climate classification DFD) Oimjakon is known as one of the candidates for the arctic cold. On 6 February 1933, a temperature of -67.7 ° C (-90 ° F) recorded there. This is the lowest temperature for a permanently inhabited place on earth recorded. It is also the lowest temperature recorded in the northern hemisphere. Only Antarctica has officially lower temperatures with the

lowest -89.2 ° C (-129 ° F), recorded near the Russian station Vostok from. The weather station is located in a valley between Oimjakon and Tomtor. The station is 750 meters and the surrounding mountains at 1,100 meters, so that cold air pool in the valley. uuuuu... Do you wanna go to that place??

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