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Welcome North! ExploreNorth is the world's largest Web site that focusses on travel in, and the history of, Alaska, the Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories and northern British Columbia. The site currently (January 2017) consists of 30,698 files (approximately 5,600 pages) taking up 2.25GB of space.

    The thousands of pages of information rely heavily on photography, both historic and current, to share our passion for this region.

    The site is constantly being worked on, and the community and highway guides that are an important part of the site for many of our readers are the sections currently being re-designed and re-written.


This Week's Features:

Roads - it's about the Journey, not the Destination
It has almost always been the Journey that's important for me, rather than the Destination - here are some of the roads that have been important on my journey.

Salmon complete 1,000-mile journey, and life
In early November, a time when shadows lengthen and deep cold hardens the landscape, chum salmon have returned to spawn in Alaska's lower Delta River.

The Wreck of CPR's Coastal Steamer SS Princess Sophia
On October 25, 1918, the SS Princess Sophia sank after hitting Vanderbilt Reef in Lynn Canal near Juneau, Alaska, with the loss of all 343 people on board.

The Naming of Alaska: The Explorers
In 1902, the United States Geological Survey published a monumental work by Marcus Baker, "The Geographic Dictionary of Alaska", detailed the origin of thousands of geographical place names in the Territory of Alaska.

Telegraph Creek Road by Motorcycle
A father and son riding BMW GS motorcycles (15:44)




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