Publisher: Stoddart (September 1996)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 8.7 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
In 1896, gold was once chanced on within the Yukon's Klondike. To get there, stampeders hiked the mythical Chilkoot path, packing their equipment virtually immediately up and over an impressive mountain cross linking the Alaskan coast and the Yukon inside. hundreds of thousands of gold-fevered stampeders tried the perilous trip within the depths of a northern wintry weather. no longer them all made it. Now historians from Parks Canada and U.S. nationwide Park carrier have co-authored a good illustrated, in-depth examine the dramatic background of what's now a world historical web site and renowned leisure path. Chilkoot path, background path to the Klondike, appears prior the gold rush to its origins as a tremendous exchange direction hundreds of thousands of years in the past, and examines First international locations use of the realm this present day. A well timed quantity, released within the one hundredth yr after gold used to be stumbled on within the Klondike.