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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, the Northwest Territories and northern British Columbia. The site currently (February 2020) consists of over 46,000 files (approximately 7,300 pages) taking up 6.6 GB 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:

I'm back - my first good road trip in 6 months
Yesterday was Day 12 of feeling better from my brain injury, and I did the final test - I drove out to Kluane Lake and back. It was a wonderful day, an exciting day.

The world's tallest tsunami - Lituya Bay, Alaska, 1958
In 1958, a magnitude 8.3 earthquake triggered a landslide that created a wave that reached 1,740 feet above sea level on a hill opposite the slide.

New Nisutlin Bay Bridge at Teslin opens
On May 2, 1956, the long-anticipated bridge, the longest on the Alaska Highway, was officially opened.

Keeping the carbon in Alaska forests
A scientist has an idea for reducing global carbon-dioxide emissions - fight Alaska forest fires more aggressively.

Campgrounds & Rest Areas in the Yukon
Summer is coming, and we've updated all these pages and added a few more.




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