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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:

An aurora night at Lake Laberge and Fox Lake
Last Friday (September 27th), the aurora forecast was very good so a friend and I headed out, planning on a long night of photography.

Sifting volcanic paydirt to help forecast eruptions
For the past 30 years, scientists at the Alaska Volcano Observatory have had their fingers on the pulse of volcanoes, looking for signs of shakiness and sending out alerts when something is going on.

Historic Alaska Highway Lodges & Roadhouses
We've put many hours into this ongoing project recently, and it has now been split into 3 pages for easier access to specific lodges.

Five Fingers Coal Mine, Yukon
A lengthy article from 1898 about the mine on the Yukon River, and updates to the current day.

Everett J. Ward, Klondike miner
Placer gold claim No. 38 Above on Dominion Creek, one of the richest in the Klondike, was staked on August 30, 1896.