U.S. Scientists Say They've Found The Coldest Place On Earth

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

December 11, 2013 Updated Dec 10, 2013 at 6:21 PM EDT

NATIONAL (21Alive) -- U.S. scientists say they've pinpointed the coldest place on earth.

The NASA graphic animation locates a high ridge in Antarctica in the East Antartic Plateau where temperatures plummet to -133.6 degrees Fahrenheit.

The Russians documented low temperatures at a base called Vostok, but U.S. scientists found colder temperatures just off the crest.

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