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Archive: Yukon Cool Facts
In Dawson City more than 65,000 have consumed the sour toe cocktail – which has a human toe in it!
The Yukon Quest – The toughest sled dog race in the world. It covers the same distance as from England to Africa
The Coolest Temperature ever recorded in Canada was in Snag, Yukon. For fun – check out the Canadian Temperature Chart!
Dawson City was at the heart of one of the world’s greatest Gold Rushes. One gold nugget that was found in the region weighed 72 oz!
The construction of the Alaska Highway is considered an engineering marvel – 2,700 km was built in just nine months!
You can read a book outside or play golf at midnight in Dawson City – thanks to the Midnight Sun
Whitehorse’s Weather Vane is an Airplane!
Travellers have created a sign forest with more than 72,000 signs in Watson Lake
The National Historic Site that was moved into place using 8 tons of Palmolive Soap!
Guinness World Records proclaimed the Yukon’s Carcross Desert ‘The World’s Smallest Desert’