Found only at the top of the world, though sometimes seen as far south as Calgary Alberta.
The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights are a natural light show like no other on the planet.
Usually observed at night, the aurora borealis most often occurs from September to October and
from March to April. The ultimate energy source of the aurora is the solar wind flowing past the Earth
from which energy reach's the Earth's inner magnetosphere. Learn more fromNothern Tales - Aurora Borealis and Northern Lights Tours Whitehorse Yukon.
Cruise Through Mystical Landscapes Yukon scenic drives.
The Alaska Highway was constructed during World War II and connects the
U.S. to Alaska through Canada. The Canadian portion of the Alaska Highway is
completely paved. The portion of the Alaska Highway in Alaska is Alaska Route 2.
In the Yukon, it is Highway 1 and in British Columbia, Highway 97.
The White Pass & Yukon Route Railway is the "Scenic Railway of the World." Built in 1898 during
the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow gauge railroad is an International Historic Civil Engineering
Landmark, a designation shared with the Panama Canal, the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty.
This is great website, loads of image galleries, web cams, maps and info.
North America’s last great wilderness rivaling Africa in its inspiring collage of nature,
wildlife, ecosystems and adventure. With migrating herds of caribou and birds,
waterfalls twice the height of Niagara and river canyons, hotsprings and glaciers.
Wood Buffalo National Park is Canada's largest national park with 44, 807 square kilometers of lakes,
plains and boreal forests. It was established in1922 to protect the last remaining herds of Canadian
Wood Bison from extinction.The park is located in northern Alberta and overlaps in to the North West
Territories.The park contains one of the worlds largest freshwater deltas formed by the Athabasca ,
Peace and Slave rivers. The park is host to the only nesting grounds left in the world for the
Whooping Crane, which is very close to extinction. Its rare animal population and natural
resources made it a perfect candidate for a world heritage site and was designated as such by
UNESCO in 1983.Our country's largest national park,
Wood Buffalo Park, NWT, Canada