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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:

Another DC-3 crash site in the Yukon
A post a couple of days ago in one of the history groups I belong to was a query about a DC-3 crash that I hadn't heard about, and that sent me on a search of records.

Pioneer scientist determined aurora height over Alaska
Veryl Fuller was the only physics professor at the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines when he began studying the aurora borealis.

Whitehorse Aviation to 1947
Two articles from the 80-page booklet 'All-Year Round Guide to the Yukon' describe the development of the Whitehorse airport, and the city's part in Yukon aviation generally.

Exploring the Yukon's historic and remote South Canol Road
The South Canol is getting rougher and rougher and is no longer a place for motorhomes, but is an awesome Jeep or pickup adventure.

Driving the Alaska Highway: Summit Lake, BC
This video begins at Summit Lake and goes north almost to the Racing River Bridge. Shot on a beautiful summer day with a camera mounted on the roof of a semi (34:18).




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