August 27, 2010

Whitehorse, Five Finger Rapids, Yukon River


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December 31, 1969
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Robinson Roadhouse on the land route from Carcross to Whitehorse

Robinson Roadhouse north of Carmacks, on the route from Skagway to Whitehorse

South Klondike Highway, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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filename: RobinsonRdhseTwo
accession number: 2010-08-27 3
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-whitehorse-southern
locality: klondike-highway-south-yukon

coordinates: 60.4484 N -134.8496 W
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A restored DC-3 is the world's largest weathervane

A restored DC-3 mounted as the world's largest weathervane at the Yukon Transportation Museum

Whitehorse Airport, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 5
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-whitehorse-southern
locality: yukon-transportation-museum-whitehorse-canada

coordinates: 60.7121 N -135.0805 W
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On the marge of Lake Laberge

Lake Laberge, from the campground - scene of Robert Service's poem "The Cremation of Dan McGee"

Klondike Highway north of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 6
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: klondike-highway-north-yukon-two-canada

coordinates: 61.0772 N -135.1976 W
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Fox Lake on the Klondike Highway

Long narrow Fox Lake on the Klondike Highway south of Carmacks

on the Klondike Highway, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 7
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: klondike-highway-north-yukon-two-canada

coordinates: 61.2452 N -135.4616 W
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Boreal Fire Interpretive Site at Fox Lake

The Boreal Fire Interpretive Site at the Fox Lake fire of 1998, view over the burned area

Klondike Highway north of Fox Lake, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 8
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: klondike-highway-north-yukon-two-canada

coordinates: 61.4088 N -135.7085 W
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Yukon River in Carmacks

The Yukon River in the town of Carmacks

midway between Whitehorse and Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 9
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: carmacks-yukon-canada

Coordinates: 62.0905 N -136.2828 W
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Historic Carmacks Roadhouse

The historic Carmacks Roadhouse (and a bridge replacement project)

Carmacks on the Yukon River, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 10
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: carmacks-yukon-canada

Coordinates: 62.0964 N -136.3077 W
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Five Finger Rapids from the overlook

Five Finger Rapids overlook on the Klondike Highway

on the Yukon River near Carmacks, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 11
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: carmacks-yukon-canada

coordinates: 62.273 N -136.3431 W
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Five Finger Rapids on the Yukon River

On the viewing platform above Five Finger Rapids on the Yukon RIver

near Carmacks, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 12
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: carmacks-yukon-canada

coordinates: 62.2697 N -136.3541 W
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219 wooden steps leading to the Five Finger Rapids overlook

It is a long flight of stairs, plus another shorter one, down to the edge of the cliffs at Five Finger Rapids

Yukon River near Carmacks, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 13
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: carmacks-yukon-canada

coordinates: 62.2736 N -136.3446 W
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The Welcome to Beringia sign

Display on the border of the paleogeographic area known as Beringia, never glaciated

Klondike Highway, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 14
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: klondike-highway-north-yukon-two-canada

coordinates: 62.3546 N -136.4182 W
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In the Minto Burn Area

In the 1995 burn area near Minto, Yukon RIver in distance

on the Yukon River north of Carcross, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 15
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: klondike-highway-north-yukon-two-canada

coordinates: 62.5089 N -136.7303 W
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Rock Island Lake

Rock Island Lake, one of many within a few miles of the Klondike Highway

Klondike Highway near Pelly Crossing, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 16
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: klondike-highway-north-yukon-two-canada

coordinates: 62.7226 N -136.6992 W
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Meadow Lake, a rare salt lake

Naturally salty Meadow Lake, popular with birds and birders

Klondike Highway near Pelly Crossing, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 17
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: klondike-highway-north-yukon-two-canada

coordinates: 62.7645 N -136.6217 W
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Replica of the Big Jonathon House at Fort Selkirk

Replica of the Big Jonathon House at Fort Selkirk in the town of Pelly Crossing

Pelly Crossing on the Klondike Highway, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 18
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: klondike-highway-north-yukon-one-canada

coordinates: 62.8258 N -136.5782 W
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Pelly Crossing, town and bridge

Above Pelly Crossing, home of the Selkirk First Nation, where the Klondike Highway crossed the Pelly River

Klondike Highway and the Pelly River, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 19
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: klondike-highway-north-yukon-one-canada

coordinates: 62.8319 N -136.5676 W
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An aspen grove near Pelly Crossing

The first hint of fall colors in an aspen grove near Pelly Crossing

east of Stewart Crossing on the Silver Trail, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 20
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: klondike-highway-north-yukon-one-canada

Coordinates: 62.8444 N -136.5268 W
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Carmacks Transmission Line under construction

The new Carmacks Transmission Line Project puts more of the Yukon on the grid

Klondike Highway near Stewart Crossing, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 21
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: klondike-highway-north-yukon-one-canada

coordinates: 63.2434 N -136.5384 W
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The Stewart River in the evening

The Stewart River in the evening, north of Stewart Crossing

west of Stewart Crossing on the Klondike Highway, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 27, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-27 22
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-dawson-city-northern
locality: klondike-highway-north-yukon-one-canada

coordinates: 63.3979 N -136.7704 W
click order on locality page: 3
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