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Images of the Alaska Highway

An Explorer's Guide to the Alaska Highway
For 647 miles, the 141st Meridian West is the border between the Yukon Territory and Alaska. The International Boundary Commission, United States and Canada (IBC), is mandated by treaty to maintain an effective boundary line between the two countries. This is accomplished, in part, by keeping a 20-foot wide strip (10 feet in each country) clear of trees, brush and other obstructions and the boundary monuments in good repair. This is the view along the cut-line south from the Alaska Highway.

This photograph is © 2015 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.
Boundary monument at the Canada/US border on the Alaska Highway