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The world’s coldest village [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2018-1-18 09:29:02 |Display all floors
Here’s what driving under such conditions looks like


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Some tourists that visit Oymyakon are as extreme as its weather


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Photographers try using the cold in creative ways: “I really did take pictures of the ballerina outside in minus 41°C, and it’s not photoshopped”


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The village lies in Oymyakonsky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia


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It is named after the Oymyakon River, whose name reportedly comes from the Even word kheium, meaning “unfrozen patch of water; place where fish spend the winter”



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According to other sources, however, the Even word heyum (hэjум) (kheium may be a misspelling) means “frozen lake”


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The painful weather was too much even for the new electronic thermometer. It broke after reaching -62°C


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