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Downtown Yellowknife
Yellowknife, The Northwest Territories

It is surprising to see a genuine small city after driving so far through mostly uninhabited boreal forest. Yellowknife is only about 250 miles (400 km) south of the Arctic Circle. It owes it origin to gold mining, but now depends primarily on diamonds and government offices. <>/p>


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Visitor Center in Yellowknife

Visitor Center in Yellowknife

The Northern Frontier Visitors Centre on a small lake at the edge of downtown Yellowknife.

Yellowknife, The Northwest Territories

Date photographed: September 4, 2016

High rise buildings in downtown Yellowknife

High rise buildings in downtown Yellowknife

Moderate high-rises line Franklin Avenue and adjacent streets in downtown Yellowknife. Diavik Diamond Mine is one of the key businesses in the NWT's modern economy.

Yellowknife, The Northwest Territories

Date photographed: September 4, 2016

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