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Tourist Takes Icy Plunge At The Coldest Village In The World [VIDEO]

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A tourist took an icy plunge into frigid water in the Siberian village Oymyakon, with temperatures at a brisk -76 degrees Fahrenheit.

A Japanese tourist, shown in a video captured by a camera crew from Russian company Satal Tours, jumped into the water wearing nothing but a pair of swimming trunks, reported the Daily Mail Tuesday. After screaming as he vaults into the water, the unnamed man completely submerged his body in the water.

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The word Oymyakon translates to “the water that doesn’t freeze.”

Oymyakon’s lowest recorded temperature was around -88.6 degrees Fahrenheit in 1933. That small Siberian town is known as the coldest permanently inhabited place in the world, reported The Independent.

Approximately 500 people live in the village.
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