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Yukon Territory, its history and resources.

by Canada. Dept. of the Interior.

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Published by Govt. Print. Bureau in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yukon.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination140 p.
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23363042M
    OCLC/WorldCa16849284

    In the Yukon became a separate territory, with Dawson City as its capital. Building the Alaska Hwy (Hwy 1) in opened up the territory to development. In Whitehorse became the capital, because it had the railway and the highway. Mining continues to be the main industry, followed by tourism. Yukon History Timeline s () English Explorer, Sir John Franklin, anchored off Yukon Arctic coastline ('s) British fur traders, Robert Campbell and John Bell arrived; established trading posts for Hudson's Bay Company along Yukon River () Canada government acquired Yukon from Hudson's Bay Company, became part of Northwest Territories () New boundaries established, Yukon.

    Yukon completed temporary repairs at Reykjavik and then got underway in company with escort vessel O'Toole (DE) and fleet tug Abnaki (ATF). After nine days at sea, Yukon put into Argentia to weather a severe storm, after which the ship resumed her . The Yukon Territory is bisected by the valley of the Yukon River, which passes to the west of the Mackenzie Mountains. Mt Logan, in the St Elias Range on the border with Alaska, is Canada's highest mountain and the second-highest peak in North America at 5,m (19,ft).

    – Large portions of the Northwest Territories were later removed to create the provinces of Manitoba (), Saskatchewan (), Alberta (), and the Yukon Territory () and to add to the areas of Manitoba (, ), Ontario (), and Quebec (). Hike the Chilkoot Trail and enjoy fall foliage and festivals in Whitehorse and the Yukon Territory, one of Canada's 50 Places of a Lifetime.


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Get this from a library. The Yukon territory; its history and resources. [Canada. Department of the Interior. Mining lands and Yukon branch.].

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Ottawa, Govt. Print. Bureau, The Yukon Territory. Its History and Resources. by CANADA. [Minister of the Interior]. Ottawa. GPO. Soft cover. Book 25cm, p. plus 38 plates, 8 text illustrations, "WANTING rear folding map", original illustrated printed grey wraps, a fine copy scarce second edition s - Contents include, historical, constitution & government, physical features, mining, commercial.

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Dept. of the Interior. Publication date of Michigan Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Addeddate Pages: Yukon, territory of northwestern Canada, an area of rugged mountains and high plateaus.

It is bounded by the Northwest Territories to the east, by British Columbia to the south, and by the U.S. state of Alaska to the west, and it extends northward to the Beaufort Sea. Its capital city is Whitehorse. Yukon (formerly the Yukon Territory) is one of Canada's three territories in the country's extreme northwest.

Its history of human habitation dates back to the Ice Age, and the original inhabitants are believed to have arrived o years ago by migrating over the land bridge from Asia.

The Yukon Territory, its history and resources / Issued by direction of the Hon. Roche, minister of the interior, Ottawa. HC Y8 C2 The Yukon Territory, its history and resources. In addition to providing breathtakingly beautiful pictures, this book describes all aspects of the Yukon: Its geography, history, and people.

It profiles some of the Yukon's many colourful citizens, from Jurg Hofer (who runs a trapline about as big as his native Switzerland), to Polly, the. The territory is the approximate shape of a right triangle, bordering the U.S. state of Alaska to the west and northwest for 1, km ( mi) mostly along longitude ° W, the Northwest Territories to the east and British Columbia to the south.

Its northern coast is on the Beaufort ragged eastern boundary mostly follows the divide between the Yukon Basin and the Mackenzie River Capital: Whitehorse.

The final report for the Yukon Water Strategy Action Plan highlights work done since Feedback sought on draft climate change, energy and green economy strategy. Novem Let us know what you think of Our Clean Future: A Yukon strategy for climate change, energy and a green economy. Read all news from this department.

Books shelved as yukon: The Call of the Wild/White Fang by Jack London, The Call of the Wild by Jack London, The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses by R.

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> Out of Print & Rare > Geological Surveys, Reports and Maps > Yukon Territory, Brief Description of It's History, Administration, Resources and Development Yukon Territory, Brief Description of It's History, Administration, Resources and Development by Unknown # Yukon - Yukon - Government and society: The status of Yukon as a political entity within the Canadian federal system of government is defined by a statute of the federal government (the Yukon Act []), in contrast to the provinces, whose existence is enshrined within the Canadian constitution.

Nevertheless, Yukon’s governmental structure is very similar to that of the provinces, and the. Issued at the direction of the Hon. Frank Oliver, Minister of the Interior.

Printed at the Government Printing Bureau. 8vo. Frontispiece photo of "Dawson, Yukon Territory, Canada" taken from an elevated position opposite the Yukon River.

Laden with b&w photo reproductions, tables, Pages 63 - 72 suffer a gouge on lower edge, as big as a nickle on a couple leaves, not affecting text. Yukon Culture and History. Culture. translating the Bible and hymn book into the Gwitchin language.

the Canadian federal government set up basic administrative structures in the Yukon. The territory was given the status of a separate political entity with an appointed legislative council in The Yukon territory measures in at a whoppingkm² (that’s about the size of Spain) and is situated east of Alaska, between British Columbia and the Arctic Ocean.

As of Marchthere w people living in the Yukon—of those, 30, calling the capital city of Whitehorse home. The ot residents just really like. History; Interesting Facts; Natural Resources: Mostly, minerals like gold, zinc, lead and silver are Yukons leading nonrenewable resources.

Diffucult access to the minerals (because of rugged terrian) have made it so that the mining industries haven't taken off well in Yukon. But now Yukon is beggining to perk interest in the mining industry.Yukon Archives closed to walk-in access.

Due to health advisories about the COVID pandemic, we are closing Yukon Archives to walk-in public access as of Ma The Archives will remain open to phone and email inquiries. Keep informed: Find information about coronavirus (COVID).Although the Klondike Gold Rush took place during a relatively short period of time, it had a profound influence on Yukon’s culture to this day.

History. North America’s oldest documented human remains, roug to 40, years ago, were found in the northern Yukon Territory community of Old Crow.