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Mount Lorne

Mount Lorne is a hamlet in Canadas Yukon. The hamlet is considered a local advisory area with an advisory council providing local government. Its population in 2001 according to the Census was 379. Mount Lorne is located just south of Whitehorse, ...

                                               

Ogilvie Mountains

The Ogilvie Mountains are a mountain range in the Yukon Territory of northwestern Canada. Geologically they are part of the Yukon Ranges, in the upper Laramide Belt of the North American Cordillera.

                                               

Otter Falls, Yukon

Otter Falls is located on the Aishihik River in southwestern Yukon, a territory of Canada. Accessible via the Aishihik Road see Miscellaneous Yukon roads, the site of the falls has long been visited by lovers of the outdoors due to its picturesqu ...

                                               

Pelly Crossing

Pelly Crossing is a community in Yukon, Canada. It lies where the Klondike Highway crosses the Pelly River. Population in 2008 was 291. It is the home of the Selkirk First Nation, and home to the Northern Tutchone culture. Cultural displays and a ...

                                               

Poker Creek - Little Gold Creek Border Crossing

The Poker Creek–Little Gold Creek Border Crossing is located on the Top of the World Highway, which connects the communities of Tok, Alaska and Dawson, Yukon on the Canada–United States border. This crossing is notable for being the northernmost ...

                                               

Rabbit Mountain

Rabbit Mountain is an eroded volcanic outcrop in the Wrangell Volcanic Field, Yukon Territory, Canada, located 30 km southwest of Koidern and 4 km northwest of Canyon Mountain. It is east of the Yukon-Alaska boundary and can be accessed by old mi ...

                                               

Riverdale, Yukon

Riverdale is a neighbourhood within the city of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. The community is separated from Whitehorse City Centre by the Yukon River, and is linked to Whitehorse via Lewes Boulevard, a major thoroughfare in the community. The neig ...

                                               

Mount Saskatchewan (Yukon)

Mount Saskatchewan) is a mountain in the extreme southwestern corner of Yukon in Kluane National Park and Reserve. The peak was named in 1967 for the province of Saskatchewan to mark Canadas centennial. As of 2012, the mountain is the only peak n ...

                                               

Schwatka Lake

Schwatka Lake is a reservoir created by the damming of the Yukon River in Whitehorse, Yukon, completed in 1958. The dam provides electrical power generation and is operated by the Yukon Energy Corporation. The White Horse Rapids, which gave the c ...

                                               

Solitary Mountain

Solitary Mountain is a mountain in the Big Salmon Range of the Pelly Mountains in southcentral Yukon, Canada, located 49 km southwest of Faro. It is named for its isolation and is south of the Robert Campbell Highway. Solitary Mountain consists o ...

                                               

Stewart Crossing

Stewart Crossing is a settlement in Yukon, Canada located on the Stewart River. It is about 179 km east of Dawson City on the Klondike Highway, near the junction with the Silver Trail, from which it is about 53 km southwest of Mayo. A Yukon gover ...

                                               

Swift River, Yukon

Swift River is a settlement in the Canadian territory of Yukon, primarily a service stop on the Alaska Highway at historical mile 733. The radius of the area is estimated to be about 22.71 kilometres squared. The only permanent population owns an ...

                                               

Tagish, Yukon

Tagish is an unincorporated community in Yukon, Canada. It is 30 kilometres east of Carcross, Yukon, on the Tagish Road at the northern end of Tagish Lake. The greater Tagish area also includes the Tagish Estates, Tagish Beach and Taku subdivisio ...

                                               

Teslin Lake

Teslin Lake is a large lake spanning the border between British Columbia and Yukon, Canada. It is one of a group of large lakes in the region of far northwestern BC, east of the upper Alaska Panhandle, which are the southern extremity of the basi ...

                                               

Tintina Trench

The Tintina Trench is a large valley extending through Yukon, Canada. It is the northern extension of the Northern Rocky Mountain Trench in British Columbia and it has its origin from the Tintina Fault. The northern part of the valley is occupied ...

                                               

Two and One-Half Mile Village

Two and One-Half Mile Village is an Indian settlement in southeast Yukon, Canada. It is located on the Robert Campbell Highway, approximately 16 km northwest of Watson Lake. The settlement is recognized as a census subdivision by Statistics Canada.

                                               

Two Mile Village

Two Mile Village is an Indian settlement in southeast Yukon, Canada. It is located on the Robert Campbell Highway, approximately 12 km northwest of Watson Lake. The settlement is recognized as a census subdivision by Statistics Canada.

                                               

Unorganized Yukon

Unorganized Yukon, or Yukon, Unorganized, is the unorganized area covering the majority of Yukon, Canada. It represents 98% of Yukons 474.712.64 km 2 land mass, and is recognized as a census subdivision by Statistics Canada.

                                               

Volcano Mountain

Volcano Mountain is a cinder cone in central Yukon Territory, Canada, located a short distance north of Fort Selkirk, near the confluence of the Pelly and Yukon Rivers. Volcano Mountain is called Nelruna in the Northern Tutchone language.

                                               

Watson Lake Airport

Watson Lake Airport is located 5 nautical miles west of Watson Lake, Yukon, Canada, and is operated by the Yukon government. The paved asphalt runway is 5.500 ft long and is at an elevation of 2.255 ft.

                                               

White Horse Rapids

The Whitehorse rapids were rapids on the Yukon River in Canadas Yukon Territory, named for their supposed resemblance to the mane of a charging white horse. The rapids formed where the Yukon River flows across and cuts down through lava flows of ...

                                               

Wolf Lake (Yukon)

Wolf Lake is located in Yukon, Canada near Teslin. The lake is surrounded by tundra and wooded lowlands and mountains. The lake is also commonly fished for its lake trout. In 1998 Parks Canada, the Teslin Tlingit Council, and the Teslin Renewable ...

                                               

Yukon Ranges

The Yukon Ranges are a mountain range comprising the mountains in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Alaska and most of the Yukon in Canada. Named after the Yukon, this range has area of 364.710 square kilometres.

                                               

All Saints, Antigua and Barbuda

All Saints is the second largest town in Antigua and Barbuda, with a population of 3.412. It is located in the middle of Antigua, at 17°3′N 61°47′W. Just 5 miles NW of here is the capital, St. Johns. Within the vicinity of the town is Bettys Hope ...

                                               

Bolands

Bolans is a community on the south-western end of the island of Antigua, headtown of the Saint Marys Parish. It was once an agrarian community but has slowly been transformed into a centre of tourist activity. There are those in the community who ...

                                               

Codrington Island

Codrington Island lies on the north-east coast of Atlantic, in the Mercers Creek Bay in about 50 meters from the Antigua shore and approximately 100 meters of the town Rooms Estate, Pelican Island is located directly to north - two islands are co ...

                                               

Codrington Lagoon

Codrington Lagoon is a long lagoon which takes up much of the west of the Caribbean island of Barbuda. Its access to the sea is via Cuffy Creek, at the northern tip of the lagoon. The water is shallow, and much of the shore of the northern half o ...

                                               

Dickenson Bay

Dickenson Bay is located on the northwestern coast in Antigua, close to the Cedar Grove. While Dickenson Bay is not the most secluded beach in Antigua, its white beaches and tranquil seas attract many visitors. A string of large resort hotels giv ...

                                               

English Harbour

English Harbour is a natural harbour and settlement on the island of Antigua, in the extreme south of the island. The settlement takes its name from the nearby harbour in which the Royal Navy established its base of operations for the area during ...

                                               

Falmouth Harbour

Falmouth Harbour is a horseshoe-shaped bay and natural harbour on the far southern coast of the island of Antigua in Antigua and Barbuda. It is located within Saint Paul Parish.

                                               

Liberta, Antigua and Barbuda

Liberta is a town located in Saint Paul Parish, on the island of Antigua in Antigua and Barbuda. It the third-largest town on Antigua. It is located in the southern island area, north of Falmouth Harbour and the port of Falmouth, to which it is c ...

                                               

Pelican Island (Antigua and Barbuda)

Pelican Island is a small private island located off the northeast coast of Antigua, at the eastern end of Mercers Creek Bay and immediately to the east of Crump Island.

                                               

Saint George Parish, Antigua and Barbuda

The parish contains the city of Piggotts. Other populated places include: Carlisle Fitches Creek Crosbies Osbourn New Winthorpes Barnes Hill Marble Hill Hodges Bay Sea View Farm Gunthorpes Coolidge Paynters Paradise View The parish includes Long ...

                                               

Saint John Parish, Antigua and Barbuda

The parish contains the nations capital city of St. Johns. Other populated places include: Emanuel Nut Grove Cooks New Extension Weatherhills Renfrew Five Islands Grays Farm Bendals Gambles Terrace Villa Aberdeen Tomlinson Golden Grove Buckleys C ...

                                               

Swetes

It is the sixth largest town in Antigua and Barbuda. Swetes is located in southern Antigua, to the north of Liberta on the road to the town of Old Road and the southwest coast. As of 2012, it has an estimated population of 1.849.

                                               

Arashi Beach

Arashi is a settlement and beach on the northwestern tip of Aruba, in Noord district. It is close to Malmok, Kudarebe and the California Lighthouse. The beach is popular for swimming and snorkeling.

                                               

Hooiberg

Hooiberg is a 165 m high volcanic formation on the island of Aruba. It is located almost in the center of the island and can be seen from virtually anywhere on the island. The Dutch word hooiberg, literally translates into haystack in English, as ...

                                               

Lago Colony

Lago Colony was a community located on the east end of the island of Aruba, in the area presently known as Seroe Colorado. This town consisted of about 700 homes, a hospital, church, club house, bowling alley, and an American School, with first t ...

                                               

Quadiriki Caves

The Quadiriki Caves are located in Arikok National Park on the island of Aruba. There are three caves, which tourists commonly explore. The caves are located at the base of a limestone cliff. They contain Amerindian petroglyphs. The name of the c ...

                                               

Rodgers Beach, Aruba

Rodgers Beach, Aruba, officially known as Nanki is a small beach immediately west of Baby Beach. It is known for its calm waters and private feel, though it is a public beach. The water is shallow at first, but further out it becomes a good swimm ...

                                               

Buck Island (British Virgin Islands)

A former owner had begun to build a bridge between Buck Island and the mainland of Tortola, but construction ceased when it was discovered that under British Virgin Islands law that would create a right in favour of the general public to cross th ...

                                               

Carvel Rock (British Virgin Islands)

Carvel Rock is an uninhabited islet of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, less than 2 acres in size. It lies at the southern edge of the archipelago, south of and roughly between Ginger Island and Cooper Island. The waters around it are ...

                                               

Cooper Island (British Virgin Islands)

For the Island in South Georgia, see Cooper Island. For the islet in the US Minor Outlying Islands, see Palmyra Atoll. Cooper Island, formerly known as Bergen Island under Sweden-Norway administration until 1905 is a small island of the British V ...

                                               

East Seal Dog Island

East Seal Dog is an uninhabited islet of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. It is located in a smaller sub-group of islands referred to as the Dog Islands, or more commonly, "The Dogs". Other islets in The Dogs include Little Seal Dog I ...

                                               

Frenchmans Cay

Frenchmans Cay is an island of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. It is located 2 km southeast from Great Thatch and is located just east of Little Thatch by a distance of approximately 400 m. Frenchmans Cay is connected to the main isl ...

                                               

George Dog Island

George Dog is an uninhabited island of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. It is located in a smaller sub-group of islands referred to as "The Dogs" to the northwest of Virgin Gorda. On the northwest side of the island is a popular divin ...

                                               

Great Camanoe

Great Camanoe is a small island just north of Beef Island and northeast of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, a group of islands that forms part of the archipelago of the Virgin Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea. Great Camanoe ...

                                               

Great Dog Island

Great Dog Island is an uninhabited islet of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. It is located in a smaller sub-group of islands referred to as the Dog Islands, or more commonly, "The Dogs". Other islets in The Dogs include Little Seal Do ...

                                               

Great Thatch

Great Thatch is an uninhabited island of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. It is one of the westernmost islands in the Territory. It is believed to take its name from the famous pirate, Edward Teach, although there is little evidence B ...

                                               

The Indians

The Indians are an uninhabited small archipelago of islets in the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. They are west of the small British Pelican Island and east of the small US Flanagan Island. They are located south of larger British Tortol ...