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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:

Bitter Cold and Beauty on the drive to Skagway
On Thursday, I drove down to Skagway again. The weather forecast wasn't great, but it was supposed to get much worse in the next few days.

Beavers slapping tails on far-north waters
Animals the size of Labrador retrievers are changing the face of Alaska, creating new ponds visible from space, and melting permafrost.

The Story of the Bishop Rowe Hospital in Skagway, Alaska
This second edition of a history written by Isabel M. Emberley was published in March 1905 by the Episcopal Church.

The Naming of Alaska: The Explorers
In 1902, the United States Geological Survey published a monumental work by Marcus Baker, "The Geographic Dictionary of Alaska", detailed the origin of thousands of geographical place names in the Territory of Alaska.

Driving the Alaska Highway: Summit Lake, BC
This video begins at Summit Lake and goes north almost to the Racing River Bridge. Shot on a beautiful summer day with a camera mounted on the roof of a semi (34:18).




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