Oymyakon: the coldest inhabited place in the world
The people of Oymyakon live in the most extreme temperatures on Earth
There are various locations on Earth that are so inhospitable that human survival seems impossible, whether due to extreme temperatures, a harsh environment, or both. One such place exists in Russia, where a small town called Oymyakon has defied the odds and thrived for over one hundred years. Oymyakon is known as the coldest inhabited place in the world, with recorded temperatures dropping below -94°F (-70°C).
If you're curious about this remarkable feat, take a look at the gallery below and admire the frozen wonders of nature and the persistence of humankind.