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18 Jaw Dropping Photos Of Europe's Deadly Winter

Hey y'all, I found Winter. While the U.S. continues to bask in the warmth of an unusually mild winter, Mother Nature has claimed almost 300 lives from Switzerland to Rome as temperatures plumet up to -22 Fahrenheit across Europe.

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A man walks past an ice covered car on the frozen waterside promenade at Lake Geneva in the city Versoix, near Geneva on early February 5, 2012.

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Ice is pictured on a tree on a windy winter day in Yverdon February 4, 2012. Temperatures dropped to as low as minus 11 degrees Celsius (12.2 degrees Fahrenheit) in Switzerland and other parts of Europe.

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Laurent Gillieron / AP

A hiker makes his way through a snowy winter landscape and in front of frost-covered trees in the Col du Mollendruz, mountain, Switzerland, in Mont-la-Ville, Friday, Feb. 3, 2012.

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Laurent Gillieron / AP

A family makes its way through a snowy winter landscape next to frost-covered trees in the Col du Mollendruz, Switzerland, in Mont-la-Ville, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012.

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Winfried Rothermel / AP

A cross country skier makes his way through a snowy winter landscape on the Schauinsland mountain near Freiburg, southwestern Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012.

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A man walks through a park in Burgos as snow hits northern Spain, on February 5, 2012. The Arctic cold snap that has hit Europe for over a week had claimed nearly 300 lives today, brought air travel chaos to London and dumped snow as far south as Rome and even North Africa.

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Amel Emric / AP

A Bosnian man shovels deep snow, to clean a path for pedestrians, in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo, on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012. Eastern Europe's unrelenting and deadly cold snap produced another heavy snowfall in the Balkans on Saturday, trapping people in their homes and cars, causing power outages, and closing airports, railway stations and bus services. In Bosnia, about 30 people whose vehicles were trapped in a tunnel south of Sarajevo called local radio stations to appeal for help, saying they had children with them and were running out of fuel.

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