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Bonanza Creek
The Klondike mining district, on the Yukon River, Yukon Territory, Canada

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Bonanza Creek discovery site

Bonanza Creek discovery site

Parks Canada helps us to visualize the discovery of gold on Bonanza Creek in 1896 with cutout figures show George Carmack, Dawson Charlie, and Skookum Jim

on Bonanza Creek, south of Dawson, Yukon Territory, Canada

Date photographed: August 29, 2010
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The Klondike gold discovery site on Bonanza Creek

The Klondike gold discovery site on Bonanza Creek

At this location George Carmack, Skookum Jim, and Tagish Charley discovered gold in August 1896, setting off the great "Stampede" of 1898

south of Dawson, Yukon Territory, Canada

Date photographed: August 29, 2010
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A small placer mine on Bonanza Creek

A small placer mine on Bonanza Creek

Many small claims along Bonanza Creek continue to be mined, often with improvised equipment

south of Dawson, Yukon Territory, Canada

Date photographed: August 29, 2010
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Dredge tailings on Bonanza Creek

Dredge tailings on Bonanza Creek

Regularly ridged piles of cobbles mark the path of a gold dredge, as here at Sourdough Gulch on Baonanza Creek

south of Dawson, Yukon Territory, Canada

Date photographed: August 29, 2010
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