Download PDF by James W. Phillips: Alaska-Yukon Place Names

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 touring vacationer, historian, and armchair traveller during the such a lot memorable locations within the Alaska-Yukon quarter. because the most well liked routes north to Alaska and the Yukon are the Marine road and the Alaska road 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 historical earlier, or the wonderful yarns hooked up with the world, you'll be thrilled by way 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 move, shot Squaw Rapids, or panned in 24-karat gold Creek.

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