19 June 2016 at the station “Vostok” in Antarctica recorded a temperature -81,1.
Vostok station is a Russian Antarctic research station. This is only used by Russia at the present time the inland Antarctic research station. Named after the sloop “Vostok”, one of the ships of the Antarctic expedition of 1819-1821.
Unique research station “Vostok” was founded on 16 December 1957, during the 2nd Soviet Antarctic expedition. Long time station Manager was V. S. Sidorov.