Yukon Territory


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Yukon Territory

Abbr. YT
A territory of northwest Canada east of Alaska. It became a territory in 1898 at the height of the Klondike gold rush. Whitehorse is the capital and the largest city.

Yu′kon′er n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Yukon Territory - a territory in northwestern CanadaYukon Territory - a territory in northwestern Canada; site of the Klondike gold rush in the 1890s
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
Dawson - a town in northwestern Canada in the Yukon on the Yukon River; a boom town around 1900 when gold was discovered in the Klondike
Klondike - a region in northwestern Canada where gold was discovered in 1896 but exhausted by 1910
Whitehorse - the provincial capital of the Yukon Territory
Logan, Mount Logan - a mountain peak in the St. Elias Range in the southwestern Yukon Territory in Canada (19,850 feet high)
St. Elias Mountains, St. Elias Range - a range of mountains between Alaska and the Yukon territory
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Translations
Yukon-Territorium
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1896: Gold was discovered at Bonanza Creek on the Klondike River in Canada's Yukon Territory.
Alexco Resource Corporation (NYSE American: AXU)(TSX: AXR), a company that owns the majority of the historic high-grade Keno Hill Silver District in Canada's Yukon Territory, is commencing trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange on August 12, 2019.
(TSX-V: ANZ) ('Alianza' or the 'Company') reports results of Phase I of the 2019 field program and the scheduled start of Phase II drilling at the Haldane Property, a high-grade silver target in the historic Keno Hill Mining District of Yukon Territory.
Alianza Minerals has signed a Letter of Intent with Coeur Exploration to explore the road-accessible Tim Property in southern Yukon Territory. Exploration at the Tim Property is targeting high-grade silver-lead-zinc mineralization similar to that being mined by Coeur at its Silvertip mine located 12 km to the south of the Tim Property.
Just last November, a male grizzly bear killed Vale rie The oret, 37, and her infant daughter Adele Roesholt at a remote cabin in Canada's Yukon territory before their (https://www.newsweek.com/yukon-fur-trapper-kills-grizzly-suspected-mauling-wife-baby-1239818) bodies were found by the child's father.
There's no shortage of opportunities to follow in the footsteps of icons (and their protagonists) at destinations like John Steinbeck's Cannery Row, Jack London's Yukon Territory, Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles, and M.RK.
1896: Gold was discovered at Bonanza Creek on the Klondike River in Canada's Yukon Territory. This led to the great gold rush of 1898 when the settlement of Dawson would grow into a city of some 25,000 inhabitants.
Ross River School in the Yukon Territory is looking to get OLPC technology for 60 students in grades 4 to 12.
San Francisco socialite Josephine Knowles describes her year in CanadaAEs Yukon Territory during the Gold Rush era, when she accompanied her husband as he sought to buy mining claims and real estate.
The study includes national parks in Alberta, British Columbia, and the Yukon Territory, and includes climbing expeditions made over the years.

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