Middle Yukon River (Alaska Geographic) by Alaska Northwest Books

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  • Nature,
  • Travel - United States,
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  • Travel / United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA),
  • Rivers

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ContributionsPenny Rennick (Editor)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8177213M
ISBN 100882401947
ISBN 109780882401942

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Middle Yukon River (Alaska Geographic) Paperback – July 1, by Alaska Northwest Publishing (Author), Alaska Geographic Association (Author), Penny Rennick (Editor) & out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from 5/5(2). Paddling the Yukon River and its Tributaries covers more than 4, miles of watery trail. The Yukon, Tanana, Porcupine, Koyukuk, and Kuskokwim Rivers are the five longest rivers in Alaska, extending into the Yukon Territory.

This water flows freely, almost entirely undammed. Salmon surge against current. Moose, bears, and wolves wander the banks/5(15). The Middle Yukon River by Alaska Geographic Society starting at $ The Middle Yukon River has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun.

Wilderness Adventures in British Columbia & Yukon since Yukon River Guidebooks. Our Yukon River: Whitehorse-Carmacks, Yukon River: Carmacks-Dawson City, and Teslin River guidebooks have been researched and prepared by Len Webster.

Len is an adventure river guide who has led countless tours over the 30 years that he has guided in the Yukon. A very good account of floating the Yukon River.

The book does a great job of tying the past, present and future together of life along the mighty river.

Although, it should be noted that the book originally appeared in the late 's, and some of what was written is already well past. A great read on what would be a wonderful trek/5.

I squeezed in another book for my year of reading Canada and Alaska (and this book travels to both since the Yukon River extends through Alaska and Western Canada.) I was expecting more of a travel narrative about the author's canoe trip(s) up and down the Yukon River in andbut this is almost exclusively about the king/Chinook salmon/5().

Yukon Liquor Corporation protocol agreement for to Protocol agreement between Government of Yukon and Yukon Liquor Corporation Request access to information records. The Yukon River (Gwich'in: Ųųg Han or Yuk Han, Yup'ik: Kuigpak, Inupiaq: Kuukpak, Southern Tutchone: Chu Nìikwän) is a major watercourse of northwestern North river's source is in British Columbia, Canada, from which it flows through the Canadian Yukon Territory (itself named after the river).

The lower half of the river lies in the U.S. state of Middle Yukon River book. The mighty Yukon River is a major watercourse through northwest North America. During our Holland America Yukon/Alaska land tour we followed a large portion of the Yukon River. The river Middle Yukon River book a huge impact on transporting Klondike gold stampeders, tourists, Indian tribes, supplies and animals on boats, water source for many northwest cities, and / TripAdvisor reviews.

Garth Brooks, Yukon, OK Phone Number Info: () 6th () 7th/8th Fax Line Numbers: () 6th () 7th/8th. middle Yukon River. It is situated approximately river miles Worn the Ilbouth of the Yukon, and about 75 river miles from the confluence of the Yukon and Koyukuk rivers. The ccarPnunity is accessible by river, airplane, or overland in winter along trails.

Other nearby settlements include the subregional center of Galena. "The history of the salmon is the history of this land," Adam Weymouth writes in the opening of his new book, Kings of the Yukon: A River Journey in Search of the Chinook.

The British writer spent. The speed of the river picks to almost 7 mph and there are less people. Our next target was Eagle, the border crossing into the USA and a place to restock supplies and get a shower. Beyond Eagle we entered the Charlie Yukon National Reserve and parked ourselves on the Rock of Ages, a year old stalagmite in the middle of the river.

At Yukon Books we carry a wide selection of books about the people and territory of Northern Canada. Our selection contains both fiction and non-fiction in new and out of print titles and the classic northern works by authors like Robert Service, Jack London and Pierre Berton.

We are among the top independent sellers of Canadian books on the Internet. From prehistoric times until the late s when all-weather roads arrived, the Yukon River was the region’s highway for settlement and development. At its peak during the Klondike gold rush, nea gold seekers in 7, boats travelled the river on their way to the goldfields in Dawson City.

As the sun dropped behind Slaven’s Dome, we skied the four miles from the Yukon River to Coal Creek camp, an old mining compound now used by park service people.

With the snow barking at our skis as the temperature plunged, Bob, Adam and I creaked past the silent monster of the Coal Creek gold dredge, and then on top of its wormy tailing piles. From O'Brien Creek to Eagle is another 90 miles and could be a trip of its own, with over half of it on the Yukon River.

Maybe you can hitch a ride on a sternwheeler bringing tourists down from Dawson. To get to the Middle Fork you will need to charter a plane out of. Overview. The Yukon River is such a giant; no words can accurately describe the scale of things along its more than mile length.

There are sloughs running through large wooded islands that are bigger than most rivers, and if you need to be on one side of the river at a certain point, you better start many miles in advance getting to that side.

The setting for the trip is the middle Yukon River, a km paddle from Minto Landing – the site of both the traditional gathering place for the Selkirk First Nation and the ferry crossing for the Minto Mine trucks hauling ore to Skagway – to Dawson, the home of the Klondike.

Once in the current, learning the river includes balancing your load, mastering the J-stroke, and keeping a sharp. Likewise pick up a copy of Mike Rourke’s Yukon River (Dawson to Circle) guidebook. While the river maps are crudely drawn, the mile by mile historical notes are great to read.

This book also marks the multiple public cabins that are open to the public within the park. Free Book Reading The River A Voyage Down The Yukon Uploaded By Irving Wallace, reading the river book read 3 reviews from the worlds largest community for readers john hildebrand sets out in a canoe to explore the great ri reading the river a voyage down the yukon paperback february 15 by john hildebrand author visit.

Get into the rhythm of an extended canoe expedition on the mythic Yukon river. This immersive day km canoeing experience includes day on the Yukon River in pure wilderness with two days off seeded with cultural/immersive activities, and two days exploration of Whitehorse and Dawson City prior and after your trip.

Koyukon (also called Denaakk'e) is the geographically most widespread Athabascan language spoken in Alaska.

The Athabaskan language is spoken along the Koyukuk and the middle Yukon River in western interior Alaska. Inthe language had approximately speakers, who were generally older adults bilingual in total Koyukon ethnic population was 2, Smith Public Use Cabin N° W° Distance from Eagle: mi How to find it: Before the mouth of Eureka Creek on river right, at the start of a shallow side channel as the river turns west.

Sleeps: 3 comfortably, 6 max History: It was built in in support of a subsistence life style at the site of the Ray Bell cabin. After the flood ofit was rebuilt under NPS permit. Middle Yukon River Fish & Game Advisory Committee Meeting And Election The Middle Yukon River Advisory Committee will be holding a public meeting in Kaltag in the City Office on Thursday, Febru at 1 items will include the following items:To be announced-This AC meeting will also hold an election for 4 Kaltag seats.

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Yukon River Canoe Tour Our canoe trip starts with a transfer to the legendary Yukon River. The river’s name means “great river” and thus it is very well named. It travels more than km from its source lakes south of Whitehorse, to the Bering Sea.

Title The Yukon River, Alaska: from Fort Yukon to the sea Names United States. War Department. Office of the Chief of Engineers (Publisher) Halleck, H. (Henry Wager), (Creator) Humphreys, A. (Andrew Atkinson), (Creator) Raymond, Chas.

(Charles Walker), (Creator) Major, John J. (Creator) Diezelski, E. (Creator) United States. The expedition travels over kms on the mighty Yukon river, passing many relics of the historic gold rush of and exploring several abandoned settlements.

Camps are set up on the gravel and sand banks of the river where one can enjoy a refreshing bath in the Yukon.

On Decem a high-altitude flight over the Alaskan interior ended in a fiery crash atop a mountain overlooking the Charley River inside what is today Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. The airplane was a B Liberator, a popular heavy bomber for Allied and American forces during World War II, and it carried a crew of five.

Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities employees soak in the view of the Yukon River after driving the new Road to Tanana. Yukon River Valley (Yukon and Alaska) -- Fiction (3 titles) Yukon Valley (Yukon and Alaska): see Yukon River Valley (Yukon and Alaska) Yule, Henry, Sir, (2 titles).

Travel the length of Yukon’s most iconic river in a classic tandem canoe. Retracing the route the thousands of gold- and adventure-seekers who rushed to Klondike in the famous spring of With a small group and experienced guide, you will paddle all of the kilometres on the Yukon River between Whitehorse and Dawson City.

The Yukon River is one of the longest rivers in North America, with an estimated length of 1, ng in the Canadian province of British Columbia, the river flows through the Yukon Territory, runs through the US state of Alaska, and ultimately discharges into the Bering Yukon River’s main headwaters flow from Atlin Lake, which flows into Tagish Lake, near the border.

The middle Yukon River, upstream of the Tanana River, is almost 2 km wide at its widest point, and has a flow rate of 6 to 12 km per hour. Water height in the middle river fluctuates within and between years (Figure 2). Due to the glacial origins of some of its tributaries, the Yukon.

These hearty Yukon River salmon certainly give you a run for your money especially on lite gear. Summer run keta average lbs and are available the latter part of June until late July.

The fall run keta are usually bigger fish at lbs. but lesser in numbers and can be found in the river. An edited extract from Kings of the Yukon: An Alaskan River Journey (Particular Books, £). To order a copy for £ including UK p&p visit.

The middle Yukon River, upstream of the Tanana River, is almost 2 km at its widest point and flows at 6 to 12 km per hour. Water height in the middle river fluctuates within and between years (Figure 2).

Due to the glacial origins of some of its tributaries, the Yukon River is very silty during the summer but clears during the winter. Yukon Middle School, Yukon, Oklahoma. K likes. Yukon Middle School, Home of the Millers. Floodplain stratigraphy is used as a new method for reconstructing ice jam flood histories of northern rivers.

The method, based on reconstruction of the sedimentary record of vertically-accreting floodplains, relies on stratigraphic logging and interpretation of floodplain sediments, which result from successive ice jam floods, and radiocarbon dating of inter-flood organic material for. Yukon River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission Director Stephanie Quinn-Davidson said communities in the region normally rely on both types of fish, but have turned to more chum salmon over the years as.Ice jam at Five Finger Rapids in the Yukon River, Yukon Territory, spring, ca (MEED 31).jpg × ; 78 KB Men portaging scow over an icy portion of the Yukon River at Five Finger Rapids, Yukon Territory, ca (MEED 19).jpg × ; 74 KB.Per the Mustang Public Schools Health/Safety Plan and updates this will be the protocol for all elementary students: MPS District Updates - Beginning on Monday, Septem all students in PreK-4th grade will join those in 5thth grade and will be required to wear a mask/face-covering while on any school campus or attending any MPS activity.

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