Klondike

KlondikeThe Klondike <<klon DYK>> is a area in Yukon, a territory in northwestern Canada. The Klondike covers about 800 sq. miles (2,070 sq. kilometers), together with the Klondike River and its streams. Gold discoveries within the late 1800’s made the Klondike well-known. Dawson is the Klondike’s fundamental city.

On Aug. 17, 1896, George W. Carmack, his Indian spouse Kate, and her kin discovered a considerable amount of gold within the gravel of a creek. The information of the invention unfold all over the world..Many individuals got here to the Klondike in 1897 and 1898 seeking gold. However few individuals made fortunes from discovering gold there. The most important quantities of gold have been already claimed earlier than most individuals received to the world.

In the present day, mines within the Klondike yield hundreds of thousands of dollars value of gold annually. Different minerals within the space embrace silver, lead, and zinc.

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