Coldest parts of the planet

Prospect Creek, Alaska USA

Prospect Creek is also home to the United States record for lowest temperature. On January 23, 1971 the record low temperature of −79.8 °F (−62.1 °C) (rounded to −80 °F (−62 °C)) was recorded. Wildlife can be found there even with its extreme changes in temperature; local fauna include anything from black and brown bears to bald eagles.