The coldest place on Earth at – 135,8° Fahrenheit…what a record!

NASA and US Geological Survey have indicated on December 9, 2013 that the coldest place on Earth (- 93, 2° Celsius (135,8° Fahrenheit)) was set on August 10, 2010  near a high ridge between Dome Argus and Dome Fuji, two summits on the ice sheet known as the East Antarctic Plateau. 

 

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That is several degrees colder than the previous low of minus 128.6 F (minus 89.2 C), set in 1983 at the Russian Vostok Research Station in East Antarctica.

The coldest permanently inhabited place on Earth is northeastern Siberia, where temperatures in the towns of Verkhoyansk and Oymyakon dropped to a bone-chilling 90 degrees below zero Fahrenheit (minus 67.8 C) in 1892 and 1933, respectively.

 

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