The day the lowest temperature was recorded on Earth – level 2
The lowest temperature ever recorded on Earth was on July 21, 1983. It was at the Soviet Union’s Vostok Station in Antarctica. The recorded temperature was -89.2 degrees Celsius. The temperature was measured very carefully.
Vostok Station was established by the Soviet Union. It is located 3,488 meters above the sea. It is 1,300 km from the South Pole.
During the summer, 30 people live and work there. They are scientists and engineers. In the winter, there are only 15 people at the station.
What are the living and working conditions like at Vostok Station during the winter months?
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