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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 (February 2020) consists of over 46,000 files (approximately 7,300 pages) taking up 6.6 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 final drive into Alaska, and now we wait it out...
On Sunday, Cathy and I took the dogs down to Skagway and then Dyea for a play on the snow-free beach. Yesterday Skagway announced that visitors were no longer welcome...

Grave at Brevig Mission, Alaska, led to Spanish flu virus breakthrough
Five days after the flu hit the Seward Peninsula in 1918, 72 of the 80 villagers in Brevig Mission were dead.

"Blonde Eskimos"
A newspaper report from 1913 denounces Stefannson's claim to be the discoverer of the tribe of "Blonde Eskimos", and a lengthy article that includes information about them, by James R. Crawford.

The Yukon River ferry George Black
The steel ferry George Black has been transporting people and vehicles across the Yukon River at Dawson since 1967.

Campgrounds & Rest Areas in the Yukon
Summer is coming, and we've updated all these pages and added a few more.




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