Top 10 Coldest Places on Earth

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  • Post last modified:June 13, 2021

Coldest Places on Earth is located in the North and South Pole, the record-breaking temperatures found in Antarctica, Russia, Alaska and Greenland, these are the coldest temperature recorded region than any other region on Earth. Usually, the low temperature recorded regions are uninhabited and very hard to live in.

1. Vostok, Antarctica

South Pole, Antarctica, Photo by NOAA on Unsplash

It is a Russian Antarctic research station at the southern pole of Cold, about 1,300 Km from the Geographic South Pole, with the lowest measured temperature of – 128.6 F, the Station is at 3,488 meters above sea level, it records the least temperature in the month of July.

2. Plateau Station, Antarctica

The Station was the American research base used until January 29, 1969 and located on the central Antarctic Plateau, it is also the place of world’s coldest measured temperature the recorded least temperature is – 99.8 F.

3. Oymyakon, Russia

Oymyakon is a rural locality in Oymyakonsky District in Russia and 30 Km northwest of Tomtor on the Kolyma Highway. It stands at an altitude of approximately 750 meters above sea level, The Russian scientist registered the lowest temperature above – 96.2 F.

4. Verkhoyansk, Russia

Verkhoyansk is a small town in Russia, located on the Yana River, 675 Km from Yakutsk, and the total population is 1311. The lowest temperature recorded there in 1892 was – 90.0 F.

5. Northice, Greenland

It was the research station of British north Greenland Expedition from 1952 to 1954 with an altitude of 2,345 meters above sea level. The lowest temperature recorded in this place is – 87 F on January 1954.

6. Eismitte, Greenland

This is an Arctic Expedition in the interior of Greenland and located 402 Km from the coast at the altitude of 3,000 meters above sea level. The coldest temperature was recorded during the expedition was about – 85 F.

7. Fort Selkirk, Yukon, Canada

Fort Selkirk is a closed trading post on the Yukon River in Canada, many of the building and Fort are located in this place, there is no road to access, and most visitors get there by boat. This town claimed an even lower temperature of – 85 F.

8. Snag, Canada

Snag is the Village situated off the Alaska Highway about 25 Km south of Beaver Creek in Yokon in Canada. In 1947 the lowest temperature recorded about – 81 F.

9. Prospect Creek, USA

This is the small settlement in United States, is the uninhabited place with total area of 48 square miles, and the total elevation of 1,014 ft above sea level. The record low temperature of – 80 F was entered.

10. Rogers Pass, USA

Rogers Pass stands at the height of 5,610 feet above sea level and is located in Lewis and Clark Country in Montana of USA, lies on the range of Rocky Mountains. The record temperature ever recorded in 1954 of – 70 F.

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