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16/08/1896 Setting off the Klondike Gold Rush in Canada


Retracing the Klondike Gold Rush - The Yukon, Canada


Klondike Gold Rush - Uniquely Yukon


Yukon - Dawson City Klondike Gold Rush

The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimated 100,000 prospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western Canada between 1896 and 1899. Gold was discovered there by local miners and, when news reached Seattle and San Francisco the following year, it triggered a stampede of prospectors.
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    • Essentials 

    • Background 

    • Discovery (1896) 

    • Beginning of the stampede (July 1897) 

    • Routes to the Klondike 

    • Mining 

    • Life in the Klondike 

    • End of the gold rush 

    • Legacy