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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 Territory, Northwest Territories and northern British Columbia. The site currently (January 2017) consists of 30,698 files (approximately 5,600 pages) taking up 2.25GB 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:

Aurora Borealis hunt along the Tagish Loop
The aurora forecast last night was extremely good, but as the sun went down, the skies were mostly cloudy. Within a couple of hours, though, the clouds dissipated, and I got my gear together, planning on a long night.

William Dall: A scientist's view of Alaska, 150 years ago
One year before Alaska became part of America, 21-year-old William Dall ascended the Yukon River on a sled, pulled by dogs. He is probably the most thorough researcher to ever ponder this place.

The History of Military Sled Dogs in Alaska
An illustrated article by Jack Waid, United States Air Force 354th Fighter Wing Historian.

Whitehorse Aviation to 1947
Two articles from the 80-page booklet 'All-Year Round Guide to the Yukon' describe the development of the Whitehorse airport, and the city's part in Yukon aviation generally.