Verkhoyansk


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Verkhoyansk

(vyĕrkhəyänsk`), town, Sakha Republic, NE Siberian Russia, on the Yana River, near the Arctic Circle. A river port, a fur-collecting depot, and the center of a reindeer-raising area, it lies in the coldest area of the earth outside Antarctica. The lowest temperature recorded there was −90°F; (−68°C;). Founded in 1638, it was a place of political exile until 1917.
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m] is the annual temperature deviation and phi the geographic latitude (for Verkhoyansk, Siberia, K is equal to 100, while for the equatorial low lying sites K becomes zero, hot arid areas have K equal to 45), see more in Konta (1985).
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