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Welcome North! ExploreNorth is the world's largest Web site that focusses on travel in, and the history of, Alaska, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories and northern British Columbia. The site currently (August 2018) consists of almost 41,000 files (approximately 6,800 pages) taking up 5.26 GB of space.

    The thousands of pages of information rely heavily on photography, both historic and current, to share our passion for this region.

    The site is constantly being worked on, and the community and highway guides that are an important part of the site for many of our readers are the sections currently being re-designed and re-written.

This Week's Features:

A new type of Yukon winter, as seen on a drive to Skagway
This has been an extremely unusual winter in the southern Yukon, with temperatures much warmer than normal, and very little snow.

Alaska's year without a summer
For 8 months in 1783, Iceland's Laki volcano spewed lava and belched noxious fumes into the atmosphere, killing 1/4 of the residents of Iceland and making many places on Earth cooler.

Princess Thom
A pair of 1890s articles about Princess Thom of Sitka, showing very different attitudes by the writers. One expounds on her business talents, the other claims that she murders women who won't turn over their husbands to her.

United Keno Hill Mines Ltd., 1978-1980
The annual reports of the company for 1978, 1979, and 1980.

Historic Alaska Highway Lodges & Roadhouses
This listing of all the lodges and roadhouses that have operated along the highway, with information and photos, is an ongoing project.