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Yakut


When thrown into cold air at minus 53 degrees Celsius boiling water explodes into vapour & ice. This is because boiling water is close to a gas and breaks into tiny droplets that can freeze at once. Siberia, Russia. 1999
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A winter street scene in Verkhoyansk the coldest town in the Northern Hemisphere. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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Sergei, a Yakut horse herder frosted up at minus 50 degrees Celsius. Verkhoyansk Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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A Yakut horse herder riding in the winter time near Verkhoyansk. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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Lena Potapova helps her mother peel potatoes at home in Verkhoyansk. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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The Potapova family pose outside their home in Verkhoyansk. Yakutia, Siberia. Russia. 1999
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The Potapova family having lunch at their home in Verkhoyansk, Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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Lena Potapova frosted up at minus 52 degrees Celsius in the winter at Verkhoyansk. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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Pavel Sleptsov, a 35 year old hunter, on his horse at Korban in the winter time. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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Pavel Sleptsov, a 35 year old hunter, on his horse at Korban in the winter time. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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A Yakut horse struggles to haul a sled of ice up a slope in winter at Korban. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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A Yakut horse herder riding in the winter time near Verkhoyansk. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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A window of a house coated in frost and snow during the winter in Yakutsk. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 2001
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Lena Potapova & her sisters Varya & Tanya look through a window at their home in Verkhoyansk, Yakutia Siberia. 1999
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Lena Potapova walks to school in Verkhoyansk at minus 52 degrees Celsius. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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Lena Potapova carrying frozen milk back to her home in Verkhoyansk. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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Cow's milk stored in frozen blocks during the winter at Verkhoyansk. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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Lena Potapova and her sister Varya making Pishkij at their home in Verkhoyansk. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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A Yakut herder combs ice from a horse in winter at Korban. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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A horse & sleigh being used to collect river ice at a herders' camp at Korban. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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A man uses a horse & sled to collect river ice to melt for water near Verkhoyansk. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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A 100 year old Yakut 'Yurt' still used by horse herders at Tarhana in Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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Horse herders playing cards inside a 100 year old Yakut 'Yurt' at Tarhana. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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Cold winter air spills onto the floor of a warm herders hut as someone enters.Korban Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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A Yakut horse herder dressed in traditional horse skin clothing in the winter time near Verkhoyansk. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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A Yakut herder keeps watch over his horses in winter time near Verkhoyansk. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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An apartment block coated in ice and frost during the winter in Yakutsk. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 2001
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A young Yakut woman dressed for winter's cold in a fox fur hat coat. Yakutsk, Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 2001
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