Sentence Examples

  • The somewhat imperfect skull of an extinct species of musk-ox from the gravels of the Klondike has enabled Mr W.
  • The Atlin and White Horse regions in northern British Columbia and southern Yukon have attracted much attention, and the Klondike placers still farther north have furnished many millions of dollars' worth of gold.
  • Very little was known about Alaska previous to 1896, when the gold discoveries in the Klondike stimulated public interest regarding it.
  • White Pass (2888 ft.) and Chilkoot Pass (3500 ft.), at the head of the Lynn Canal, are the gateway to the mining country of the Klondike and Upper Yukon.
  • As early as 1883-1885 there was a considerable mining excitement due to these discoveries, and a much greater one in 1887 after the discovery of coarse gold on Forty Mile Creek in American territory; but these were as nothing to the picturesque and feverish rush that followed the location of the first Klondike claim in Canadian territory in August 1896.

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