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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:

A Kluane Lake day - sunshine, sheep, and an ice cave
Yesterday, a friend and I drove out to Kluane Lake, and it was superb - an absolute 10/10 day. Though very cold, there wasn't a cloud in the sky, we got some great wildlife encounters, and we even found an ice cave.

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.

Bert and Helen Law and their Silver Dollar Lodge
A lengthy illstrated article in The American Magazine of September 1952 tells the story of the Law family's life at a lodge they built along the Alaska Highway.




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