Working in extreme cold

Category: People

 

Photo and caption by Johnny Haglund

A gold miner pours boiling water on the drill he and his colleagues use while looking for gold in a remote corner of North East Russia. When I met them, the temperature was - 59, 8 F (- 51 Celsius). It did not seem to bother the five men - but I have to admit that it did bother the photographer a bit...

Location: Between the cities of Ust Nera and Susuman, North East Russia.

 

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