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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.
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|Noun||1.||Yukon 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)
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