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The Yukon-Alaska international boundary, between Porcupine and Yukon rivers

The Yukon-Alaska international boundary, between Porcupine and Yukon rivers

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

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Yukon Territory.,
  • Geology -- Alaska.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby D.D. Cairnes.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 82017, Memoir 67 -- no. 4.
    ContributionsGeological Survey of Canada.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination4 microfiches (126 fr.)
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18735703M
    ISBN 100665820178

    A detailed map showing the settlements in both Territories, printed in by The Matthews-Northrup Company of Buffalo, NY. Home To more Historic Maps of Alaska. The original map, printed in by The Matthews-Northrup Company of Buffalo, NY, is 7½ inches square. International Boundary Across the Yukon River, (AL+CA ).jpg × ; 90 KB Isle in the river ().jpg 3, × 2,; MB Junction of the Yukon and Koyukuk Rivers, 3, × 2,; MBInstance of: river. Population of Yukon Territory is about 9,—and the proportion of whites and natives is probably the same as in Alaska. The name "Yukon" is Indian for river. The territory was a part of Northwest Territory until , when it was given a separate organization, and the name Yukon from the mighty river bearing the same name.


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