Virtual Guidebook to the Southern Yukon Territory
The Former Whitehorse Rapids
the Yukon River from Whitehorse to Marsh Lake Yukon Territory, Canada




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Centennial Bridge over the Yukon River in Whitehorse

(August 25, 2010)


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The Fish Ladder in Whitehorse, watery pathway around the hydroelectric plant and dam (but why pink?)

(August 25, 2010)


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Whitehorse Rapids fish ladder, last step on the longest salmon run in the world

(August 25, 2010)


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Floatplanes on Schwatka Lake just east of Whitehorse

(August 24, 2010)


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Footbridge over Miles Canyon, where the Yukon River flows into Schwatka Lake

(August 24, 2010)


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On the rather scary edge of Miles Canyon, very swift and cold and no railing, formerly the Whitehorse Rapids

(August 24, 2010)


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Lewes Dam at the outlet of Marsh Lake, built to flush ice from Lake Laberge for reiverboat navigation, now a major hydroelectric source

(August 24, 2010)


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The lower end of Marsh Lake, where the Alaska Highway crosses the Lewes River (beginning of the Yukon River)

(September 16, 2010)


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Marsh Lake and the beginning of the Yukon RIver, Alaska Highway Bridge

(August 24, 2010)


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