The Yukon River is
2,300 miles which ties it with the Mississippi River and Missouri
River, only the Mackenzie
River is longer at 2,600 miles.
Yukon River Watershed begins in Canada a stream fed by the Llewellyn
Glacier at the south end of Atlin Lake empting in Bering Sea of
Alaska. Total drainage area 840,000 square kilometers (327,600
square miles). Of that, 323,800 square kilometers (126,300 square
miles) is in Canada. A comparison, the total area is more than 25%
larger than Texas or Alberta. There are 4 bridges across the Yukon
River at the foot of Marsh Lake, in downtown Whitehorse, at Carmacks
and on the Dalton Highway north of Livengood.
Alaskan Express Freight Sled Expedition, Inc.
Alaska Yukon River Expedition
P.O. Box 74512
Fairbanks, Alaska 99707
907 953 2233 - Contact