Virtual Guidebook to the Northern Yukon Territory
Bonanza Creek
the Klondike mining district, on the Yukon River Yukon Territory, Canada


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Parks Canada helps us to visualize the discovery of gold on Bonanza Creek in 1896 with cutout figures show George Carmack, Dawson Charlie, and Skookum Jim

(August 29, 2010)


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At this location George Carmack, Skookum Jim, and Tagish Charley discovered gold in August 1896, setting off the great "Stampede" of 1898

(August 29, 2010)


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Many small claims along Bonanza Creek continue to be mined, often with improvised equipment

(August 29, 2010)


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Regularly ridged piles of cobbles mark the path of a gold dredge, as here at Sourdough Gulch on Baonanza Creek

(August 29, 2010)


Next Locality: Gold Dredge Number 4 National Historic Site of Canada