TITLE

ALASKA'S RIVERS: YUKON REGION

PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
Alaska River Guide (9780882404974);1993, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the rivers in the Yukon Territory. The Yukon River forms the nucleus of this region. It rises in Canada and flows north-northwest to the U.S. border and arcs across Alaska, finally emptying into the Bering Sea. April or May is the month wherein breakup of the rivers begins, with peak flow in May. Freezeup occurs in May. Lowlands flooding occurs annually, and villages along the Yukon and other rivers often suffer major damage as a result of ice damming the rivers at breakup.
ACCESSION #
19117128

 

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