Yukon River


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Yukon River

a river in NW North America, rising in NW Canada on the border between the Yukon Territory and British Columbia: flows northwest into Alaska, US, and then southwest to the Bering Sea; navigable for about 2850 km (1775 miles) to Whitehorse. Length: 3185 km (1979 miles)
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The records for the Yukon River at Carmacks cover the years 1981-96.
The Yukon River flows at an average speed of five to eight miles per hour.
Since the early 1990s, Faith Peters has organized a spirit camp on the Upper Yukon River, bringing together children from villages along the Yukon River to learn from their elders.
Born in a fish camp on the Yukon River, she grew up in a log cabin speaking the local Deg Xinag dialect and had ample opportunity to watch the traditional craftwork at which her mother and grandmother excelled.
Somewhere near the Yukon River, a failed engine and elevator controls sent the plane spiraling toward the ground.
ON A 70-DEGREE DAY LAST JULY, wildlife biologist Skip Ambrose, a tall, fit 68-year-old with a neat crop of silver hair, sat in a boat in the Yukon River scanning cliffs with binoculars.
The adventurer, who has rowed across the Atlantic, sailed around Antarctica and completed the Yukon River Quest will be sharing her experiences at The Vale Resort on November 19.
Concerns were about the ''warm, warm, warm winter'' and conditions on the Yukon River.
In particular, Part IV highlights the work of the Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council--an international treaty-based organization of Alaskan tribes and Canadian First Nations intent on weaving together seemingly disparate strands of science, law, and policy into a single path towards self-determination.
A major new site for dinosaur fossils along the Yukon River has been discovered by researchers from the University of Alaska Museum of the North, Fairbanks.
The journey from Cuba to Florida is not the first long-distance paddleboarding venture for Friberg as last year he set a world record after he paddled 238 miles down the Yukon River in Canada.
Lance Cpl Stephen Handley, 27, is part of a team from the 3rd Battalion the Parachute Regiment, who are taking on the Yukon River Quest.

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