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Buckled tarmac on a subsiding road outside Yakutsk, the coldest and largest city built on permafrost in the world. Yakutsk has some of the greatest seasonal temperature differences dropping to -50°C in the winter with summer peaks of over +30°C.

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62.03963°N, 129.74706°E
Buckled tarmac on a subsiding road outside Yakutsk, the coldest and largest city built on permafrost in the world. Yakutsk has some of the greatest seasonal temperature differences dropping to -50°C in the winter with summer peaks of over +30°C.
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