What is more dangerous? Extreme heat or extreme cold?

Let's say, an average human being was placed on the hottest place on earth (on the surface...not in the earth's core...) , would they last longer (survive..) than someone (average person) who was placed on the coldest place on earth? I am thinking that extreme cold would probably kill you quicker.... show more Let's say, an average human being was placed on the hottest place on earth (on the surface...not in the earth's core...) , would they last longer (survive..) than someone (average person) who was placed on the coldest place on earth?

I am thinking that extreme cold would probably kill you quicker. Thoughts?

Please be specific and use your reasoning/facts.
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