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Purchase of a vessel for service on the Yukon River, Alaska.
United States. Congress. House
|Other titles||Purchase or construction of vessel for Yukon River|
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The Yukon River is a major watercourse in Canada and Alaska. Over half of the river lies in Alaska, with most of the other portion in Canada’s Yukon Territory, and its headwaters in British Columbia. The river is 3, km (2, mi) long and empties into the Bering Sea at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. General Information Covering River Transportation System, The Alaska Railroad On March 1, , consequent to call for bids, The Alaska Railroad awarded to B & R Tug and Barge Company, under terms of Contract No. , a transportation system, formerly operated by them on the Tanana and Yukon Rivers, together with all vessels and facilities, for a period of twenty years.
Top Brochure of Ultimate Alaska & the Yukon with Alaska Cruise. Please note the tour price reflected on the brochure is subject to change. Due to seasonality, and taxes prices of the tour are subject to change without due notice. Please consult with the operator directly for the recent price/5(K). CHAP. An Act For the purchase or construction of a suitable vessel for Febru service on the Yukon River, Alaska. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Algk on ive err.
About Whitehorse Whitehorse began during the Klondike gold rush when thousands of prospectors journeyed by ship to Skagway, Alaska, then climbed the rugged mountain passes to the headwaters of the Yukon River. They constructed nearly anything floatable for the more than kilometre (mi.) trip to Dawson City via Whitehorse. Above Whitehorse many prospectors died in the dangerous / Alaska is in the process of applying for statehood. Missy remains on the side advocating for statehood, while Tom Venn petitioned to keep Alaska a territory and under Seattle business control. In the end President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Alaska Statehood Act, making Alaska Author: James A. Michener.
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Paddling the Yukon River and its Tributaries: A guide to paddling across Alaska and the Yukon Territory on the Yukon, Tanana, Porcupine, and Koyukuk Rivers Plus the Kuskokwim River 4/5(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 s: Paddling the Yukon River and its Tributaries: A guide to paddling across Alaska and the Yukon by Dan Maclean Paperback $ Only 9 left in stock - order soon.
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The gentle pace and the regular digressions into history, biology and culture make this a page turner on the one hand and a book that can be savored /5(53).
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 on:Seward, Bristol Bay, Kuskokwim River, Coastal, Yukon River, Norton Sound Villages and Kotzebue Sound Villages: 8/5/ 8/13/ Service, a British-Canadian poet and writer, was known as "the bard of the Yukon".
OK, so it's not Alaska proper, but the state and Canada's Yukon territory are. The Yukon River originates in Canada and flows all the way through the Yukon Territory and Alaska to the Bering Sea. Approximately 2, miles in length, this broad, flat and fast river is the third longest river in North America.
Our trip begins near the United States-Canada border at the small town of Eagle, Alaska. The company was formed in with Jocelyn Rourke as Proprietor. We published our first book that year with Mike combining his previous years of research and river travel experience to create the Yukon River: Marsh Lake, Yukon to Circle, Alaska.
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The Alaska River Guide is the premier guide to Alaskan paddling. It combines detailed river maps, photographs, and crucial at-a-glance information to provide you with the knowledge needed to plan a successful Alaska river trip.
The book also highlights. cautions and river hazards; prime paddling season; directions to /5(16). 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 : Bering Sea. Schwatka's book-length publications include Along Alaska's Great River () and The Search for Franklin (), republished in as The Long Arctic Search.
Death. He died in Portland, Oregon at the age of 43 in Originally controlled by the Hudson's Bay Company, the territory was acquired by Canada inat first as part of the Northwest Territories. The Klondike Gold Rush, centering upon the Klondike River in this region, brought thousands of new settlers and business investors to the Yukon Territory.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game P.O. Box W. 8th Street Juneau, AK Office Locations.Steamboats on the Yukon River played a role in the development of Alaska and to the interior of Alaska and Yukon was hindered by large mountains and distance, but the wide Yukon River provided a feasible route.
The first steamers on the lower Yukon River were work boats for the Collins Overland Telegraph in orwith a small steamer called Wilder.Discover the unique beauty of Alaska and the Yukon Territory during this invigorating vacation. In Alaska, ride the Alaska Railroad in Deluxe Dome Service to Denali National Park, with its impressive mountains, breathtaking scenery, and amazing wildlife.