Alaska-Yukon Place Names by James W. Phillips

By James W. Phillips

Romantic, history-filled names have lengthy fired the mind's eye of each reader and customer to the Northland. In Alaska-Yukon position Names, writer James W. Phillips takes the traveling vacationer, historian, and armchair visitor during the such a lot memorable areas within the Alaska-Yukon quarter. because the most well-liked routes north to Alaska and the Yukon are the Marine street and the Alaska street via Canada, the entries of Alaska-Yukon position Names comprise ghost cities, islands, waterways, mountains, and glaciers in northern British Columbia. no matter if extra drawn to the surroundings, the ancient prior, or the great yarns hooked up with the world, you'll be extremely joyful by means of the colourful cities of Alaska and the Yukon--Poorman, Shaman's Village, bird and Eek--and could have no hassle imagining the mettle of these pioneers who traveled Moose cross, shot Squaw Rapids, or panned in 24-karat gold Creek.

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