Alaska-Yukon Place Names by James W. Phillips

By James W. Phillips

Romantic, history-filled names have lengthy fired the mind's eye of each reader and customer to the Northland. In Alaska-Yukon position Names, writer James W. Phillips takes the traveling vacationer, historian, and armchair visitor during the so much memorable locations within the Alaska-Yukon quarter. because the most well liked routes north to Alaska and the Yukon are the Marine road and the Alaska street via Canada, the entries of Alaska-Yukon position Names comprise ghost cities, islands, waterways, mountains, and glaciers in northern British Columbia. even if extra attracted to the surroundings, the old earlier, or the tremendous yarns attached with the world, you'll be extremely joyful via the colourful cities of Alaska and the Yukon--Poorman, Shaman's Village, chook and Eek--and can have no hassle imagining the mettle of these pioneers who traveled Moose go, shot Squaw Rapids, or panned in 24-karat gold Creek.

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