Category: Yukon

Trivia EH? Yukon

Trivia EH? Yukon

[ 0 ] October 23, 2009 |

AREA: 483,500-sq. km./ 186,700 sq. m. Area includes 4480 km./1730m of freshwater Highest Point: Mount Logan is the highest point in Canada at 5,959 meters (19,550 ft) above sea level. POP: 31,070 (1999) Capital: Whitehorse Average Temperatures: Whitehorse Summer: 14C 57F Winter: -19C, -2F Important Industries: Mining, Tourism, Forestry, Trapping, Agriculture, Fishing Provincial Bird: Raven […]

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Yukon

Yukon

[ 0 ] October 23, 2009 |

The Yukon was named for “Ya-kun-ah”, the largest river that flows through the territory. The Yukon River is one of the great waterways in North America and is the same length as the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. Yukon’s name and history are deeply rooted in the legends and experience of the First Nations people. Stone […]

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