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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This time of year, the barges have finished their season traveling the Yukon River. Barge business Ruby Marine, the only major barge company on the Upper Yukon, serves Fort Yukon with three barge deliveries each summer in June, July, and August.
Tribal organizations along the river work to sustain the Yukon River salmon fishing in partnership with state, provincial, and international treaties and laws.
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.
WEDNESDAY, BBC2, 7PM Nine years after being blown up in Afghanistan, ex-soldier Ben Parkinson takes on a gruelling mission to canoe hundreds of miles down Canada's mighty Yukon River.
Paper titles include, Rain/No Rain Classification Using Passive Microwave Radiometers, Water Use and Stream-Aquifer-Phreatophyte Interaction Along a Tamarisk-Dominated Segment of the Lower Colorado River, Spatial Patterns of River Width in the Yukon River Basin, Dominant Patterns of Water Storage Changes in the Nile Basin During 2003-2013, and Challenges for Observing and Modeling the Global Water Cycle.
Perrin tracked Novak all the way to Alaska's Chilkoot Trail and down the perilous Yukon River, finally arresting Novak in Dawson City.
They reside in Alaska along the Anvik River in Anvik, along the Innoko River in Shageluk, and at Holy Cross along the lower Yukon River. The older name Ingalik and its derivatives are regarded as offensive to the Deg Hit'an.
With just a couple of clicks on a smartphone, a consumer standing at the seafood counter can learn that "this fresh Keta salmon was harvested three days ago by the Yup'ik Eskimo using dip nets at the mouth of the Yukon River ..."
Crossing the Yukon River, about 180 miles south of Atigun Pass, also needs more ground sleuthing, the team reported, particularly geophysical and geotechnical studies to learn every possible detail of ground and subsurface conditions.
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.

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