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Coldest inhabited place on Earth
  • An ice-caked wooden house in the world's coldest inhabited place.
  • *** EXCLUSIVE *** SAKHA REPUBLIC, RUSSIA - DEC 2017: Yakut Horses seen standing out in cold weather in Sakha Republic, Russia. Breeding horses in the coldest of weathers. The Yakut Horse is a rare horse breed from the Siberian, Sakha republic region. Yakut horses are well-adapted to the extreme cold and to survive without shelter in temperatures that reach -60°C. One of their traits is the ability to find vegetation to graze on under the deep snow very thick and long hair, resilient skin and a layer of fat, they are the most frost resistant of all known breeds. They can produce up to 105 kilos of live weight meat when they are 6 months old, 165 kilos by 30 months, and about 228 when adult. Raising horses is one of the main sources of income for many residents of the region. The Yakut horse averages about 150cm in height. Yakut horses are used for their meat and milk. The horse breeders live in small wooden houses in a temperature of minus 48 degree celsius, living off reindeer meat, horse meat, fish, and milk from their farm animals. In winter sunrise only last for 3 hours. PHOTOGRAPH BY Teh Han Lin / Barcroft Images (Photo credit should read Teh Han Lin / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
  • Clearing on an unnamed Yakut river in winter on a sunset background
  • A car used for spare parts on the Siberian tundra.
  • A Yakut cook peers out from a restaurant window encased in frozen snow.
  • An ice-caked wooden house in the world's coldest inhabited place.
  • A Russian truck driving on the outskirts of Oymyakon, the world's coldest village.
  • *** EXCLUSIVE *** SAKHA REPUBLIC, RUSSIA - DEC 2017: Yakut Horses seen standing out in cold weather in Sakha Republic, Russia. Breeding horses in the coldest of weathers. The Yakut Horse is a rare horse breed from the Siberian, Sakha republic region. Yakut horses are well-adapted to the extreme cold and to survive without shelter in temperatures that reach -60°C. One of their traits is the ability to find vegetation to graze on under the deep snow very thick and long hair, resilient skin and a layer of fat, they are the most frost resistant of all known breeds. They can produce up to 105 kilos of live weight meat when they are 6 months old, 165 kilos by 30 months, and about 228 when adult. Raising horses is one of the main sources of income for many residents of the region. The Yakut horse averages about 150cm in height. Yakut horses are used for their meat and milk. The horse breeders live in small wooden houses in a temperature of minus 48 degree celsius, living off reindeer meat, horse meat, fish, and milk from their farm animals. In winter sunrise only last for 3 hours. PHOTOGRAPH BY Teh Han Lin / Barcroft Images (Photo credit should read Teh Han Lin / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
  • A trio of young boys walk through Oymyakon. They are wearing warm clothing.
  • A small cabin in Oymyakon, the coldest village in the world.
  • Reindeer Herders Cross the Taiga With Their Sleighs
  • *** EXCLUSIVE *** SAKHA REPUBLIC, RUSSIA - DEC 2017: Siberian horse breeders living, in pictures. Breeding horses in the coldest of weathers. The Yakut Horse is a rare horse breed from the Siberian, Sakha republic region. Yakut horses are well-adapted to the extreme cold and to survive without shelter in temperatures that reach -60°C. One of their traits is the ability to find vegetation to graze on under the deep snow very thick and long hair, resilient skin and a layer of fat, they are the most frost resistant of all known breeds. They can produce up to 105 kilos of live weight meat when they are 6 months old, 165 kilos by 30 months, and about 228 when adult. Raising horses is one of the main sources of income for many residents of the region. The Yakut horse averages about 150cm in height. Yakut horses are used for their meat and milk. The horse breeders live in small wooden houses in a temperature of minus 48 degree celsius, living off reindeer meat, horse meat, fish, and milk from their farm animals. In winter sunrise only last for 3 hours. PHOTOGRAPH BY Teh Han Lin / Barcroft Images (Photo credit should read Teh Han Lin / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
  • *** EXCLUSIVE *** SAKHA REPUBLIC, RUSSIA - DEC 2017: Siberian horse breeders living, in pictures. Breeding horses in the coldest of weathers. The Yakut Horse is a rare horse breed from the Siberian, Sakha republic region. Yakut horses are well-adapted to the extreme cold and to survive without shelter in temperatures that reach -60°C. One of their traits is the ability to find vegetation to graze on under the deep snow very thick and long hair, resilient skin and a layer of fat, they are the most frost resistant of all known breeds. They can produce up to 105 kilos of live weight meat when they are 6 months old, 165 kilos by 30 months, and about 228 when adult. Raising horses is one of the main sources of income for many residents of the region. The Yakut horse averages about 150cm in height. Yakut horses are used for their meat and milk. The horse breeders live in small wooden houses in a temperature of minus 48 degree celsius, living off reindeer meat, horse meat, fish, and milk from their farm animals. In winter sunrise only last for 3 hours. PHOTOGRAPH BY Teh Han Lin / Barcroft Images (Photo credit should read Teh Han Lin / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
  • *** EXCLUSIVE *** SAKHA REPUBLIC, RUSSIA - DEC 2017: Siberian horse breeders living, in pictures. Breeding horses in the coldest of weathers. The Yakut Horse is a rare horse breed from the Siberian, Sakha republic region. Yakut horses are well-adapted to the extreme cold and to survive without shelter in temperatures that reach -60°C. One of their traits is the ability to find vegetation to graze on under the deep snow very thick and long hair, resilient skin and a layer of fat, they are the most frost resistant of all known breeds. They can produce up to 105 kilos of live weight meat when they are 6 months old, 165 kilos by 30 months, and about 228 when adult. Raising horses is one of the main sources of income for many residents of the region. The Yakut horse averages about 150cm in height. Yakut horses are used for their meat and milk. The horse breeders live in small wooden houses in a temperature of minus 48 degree celsius, living off reindeer meat, horse meat, fish, and milk from their farm animals. In winter sunrise only last for 3 hours. PHOTOGRAPH BY Teh Han Lin / Barcroft Images (Photo credit should read Teh Han Lin / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
  • Aerial View of Far East wasteland at autumn,Russia.