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Yukon Territory

yoo' kan, a territory in northwestern Canada

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Yukon Territory: Facts and Figures
Facts and Figures
Area 186,272 sq mi. Capital Whitehorse. Population 34,600. Date Entered Confederation June 13, 1898. Origin of Name From the Loucheux word "Yu-kun-ah," meaning "great river."

Mount Logan
Mount Logan
Located in the Saint Elias Range in the southwest corner of the Yukon Territory, the highest peak of Mount Logan is 19,551 feet above sea level, making the highest in Canada and the second-highest in North America.

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