May 20, 2024, 10:25 AM IST

Top 7 coldest places on Earth

Shivam Verma

Antarctica: The coldest continent on Earth, home to the lowest recorded temperature of -128.6°F (-89.2°C) at the Soviet Union's Vostok Station on July 21, 1983.

Vostok Station: Located at the South Pole of Inaccessibility, it is one of the coldest places on Earth where the temperature can drop below -120°F (-84°C).

Dome Fuji: An ice dome in East Antarctica where temperatures have been recorded as low as -117°F (-83°C).

Dome A (Dome Argus): The highest ice dome on the Antarctic Plateau, with temperatures that can plummet to -133.6°F (-92°C) according to satellite data.

Oymyakon, Russia: Known as the coldest inhabited place on Earth, temperatures here have fallen to -96.2°F (-71.2°C).

Verkhoyansk, Russia: Another extremely cold inhabited place, where temperatures have reached -89.8°F (-67.7°C).

North Ice, Greenland: Former British research station, where temperatures dropped to -87°F (-66°C), the coldest in the Western Hemisphere.

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