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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 (December 2014) consists of 24,138 files (approximately 5,000 pages) taking up 1.39GB of space.

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

    A major rebuild is currently underway, and the site search engine is the best way to find much of the information until new navigation is created. In particular, the community and highway guides that are an important part of the site for many of our readers are being re-designed and re-written.


This Week's Features:

A Spectacular Aurora Borealis Morning
Usually, getting up before 04:00 isn't a good start to my day, but when there's a very strong aurora borealis display to photograph, it certainly is.

An Explorer's Guide to the Alaska Highway
This mile-by-mile photo gallery is fairly regularly updated and expanded - there are now over 120 captioned photos of the highway in all seasons.

Tidal Stresses and Giant Earthquakes
How might tides cause earthquakes? At high tide, more water piles on top of geological faults, adding to stress that's already there.

The Taku Tram
The Atlin Short Line Railway and Navigation Company's railway, commonly called the Taku Tram, was one of the shortest in Canada.

Alaska/Yukon RV Travel Books
All the latest guide books (The Milepost 2014, Church's, Alaska for Dummies, etc), as well as the classics.




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