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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 vacationer in the course of the such a lot memorable locations within the Alaska-Yukon area. because the preferred routes north to Alaska and the Yukon are the Marine street and the Alaska road via Canada, the entries of Alaska-Yukon position Names contain ghost cities, islands, waterways, mountains, and glaciers in northern British Columbia. even if extra drawn to the surroundings, the ancient previous, or the awesome yarns hooked up with the world, you may be extremely joyful by way of the colourful cities of Alaska and the Yukon--Poorman, Shaman's Village, chook and Eek--and could have no difficulty imagining the mettle of these pioneers who traveled Moose go, shot Squaw Rapids, or panned in 24-karat gold Creek.

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