february 20, 2013 • 02:14 PM • last update 02:15 PM
End of the World: The coldest inhabited place on Earth
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On February 6, 1993 a temperature of -90 ° F was registered in Oymyakon in the Saja Republic, in Northeast Russia. This was the lowest temperature ever recorded in the Northern hemisphere and it is the lowest temperature ever recorder in a location that is permanently inhabited on Earth. In the photo is Rusal, 35, who carries blocks of ice to his truck outside of Yakutsk, capital of the Saja Republic.
Photo: Maxim Shemetov