American Exploration of Alaska, 1865-1902

Source:  Goetzmann, William H., and Glyndwr Williams. 1992. The Atlas of North American Exploration: From the Norse Voyages to the Race to the Pole. New York: Prentice Hall. 195.
Date Digitized:  20 July 2011

Map Description:
This map shows American explorations of Alaska between 1865 and 1902, highlighting the Western Union Telegraph Survey and the Canadian Yukon Exploring Expedition. The placement of American forts as well as native peoples and their villages provide further context. Additional information about any feature on the map, such as historic events along the exploration routes, can be seen by right clicking the desired feature and selecting "About this location."

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