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Fine early map of Alaska and the Klondike Region, published by the US Geological Survey in January 1898.

The map includes two large inset maps, showing (1) the trails from the tide water to the headwaters of the Yukon River, Alaska, and (2) The Klondike Gold Region, Canada.

The map provides the finest depiction of the many routes to the Gold Regions in Alaska and the Klondike, along with the monthly mail Steamer Route. Among the routes identified to the Gold Regions are:

  • Old Telegraph Route
  • British Government Trail
  • Stikine Trail
  • Taku Trail
  • "Reported Easy Portage"
  • Skagway Trail
  • Chilkat Trail
  • Copper River Trail

The Route via the Yukon River is also noted. Various Coal Regions are noted in Red, with the Gold Regions generally noted in Gold or Red.

Falk, M.W. #1898-51; Phillips, P.L. (AK) p.117; Arctic Bibl. 18358; Wickersham 8223.