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Tromso – Your Next Favorite Winter Destination, Norway Tromso drops into a subarctic climate zone, which experiences cold winters and short mild summers. The Polar Night takes over from 21 November to 21 January. Aurora is visible from August to late April.

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Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), or caribou in North America, a deer found in the Arctic and Subarctic. Both sexes of reindeer grow antlers. Reindeer are thought to be the only mammals that can see ultraviolet light. (Note that the plural of reindeer is also reindeer.)

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The port town of Magadan lies on the Sea of Okhotsk in Russia’s Far East Federal District. With its subarctic climate, the winters are long and cold. Sub-zero temperatures can last up to six months, so a large part of the region is covered with ice. Click photo to play the authentic sound recording. Contributed by Igo Myakotin

Coldest city in the world – in pictures

A woman clamps a mitten to her face to protect it from the cold on a -53c day in 2013. In background a statue of Lenin presides over the cen...

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MOUNT EMEI, China: is the tallest of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains. It is located in Sichuan Province. Mount Emei is also the location of the first Buddhist temple built in China, in the 1st century, & is traditionally regarded as the bodhimaṇḍa, or place of enlightenment, of the bodhisattva Samantabhadra. Here the fixed plans of Buddhist monasteries of earlier periods were modified or ignored in order to make full use of the natural scenery. Mount Emei has an alpine subarctic climate.

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Endangered mainland moose found cut up; search on for poachers

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MOUNT EMEI, China: is the tallest of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains. It is located in Sichuan Province. Mount Emei is also the location of the first Buddhist temple built in China, in the 1st century, & is traditionally regarded as the bodhimaṇḍa, or place of enlightenment, of the bodhisattva Samantabhadra. Here the fixed plans of Buddhist monasteries of earlier periods were modified or ignored in order to make full use of the natural scenery. Mount Emei has an alpine subarctic climate.

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A woman walks over an ice-encrusted bridge in Yakutsk. Oymyakon lies a two day drive from the city of Yakutsk, the regional capital- Welcome to The Coldest Place Inhabited By Humans on Earth

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The North Pole Monument, Salekhard, Yamalo-Nene Okrug, Russia. It is the closest town to the Polar circle, the main parts being about 1 km (0.62 mi) south and suburbs stretching to the north of the circle. Salekhard has a subarctic climate with short, mild summers and severely cold winters.

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