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Map of the Peel and Wind Rivers, Yukon

Map of the Peel and Wind Rivers, Yukon

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Published by Dept. of Mines and Technical Surveys in Ottawa .
Written in English


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11

The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet, scale 1 in. to 8 m.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22038558M

A map of the Peel and Wind rivers created by Charles Camsell on his Peel River expedition. (David McGuffin) But McGuffin won't just be following the path that Camsell took.   Near the northern extent of the Rocky Mountains, where the Yukon Territory converges on the Peel Plateau and the Arctic Circle sweeps across the map, three great rivers run in .

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Table River basin sizes in Peel Planning Commission area and Peel Watershed RIVER BASIN Peel Planning Commission Peel Watershed km^ % km^ " North % 15, % Snake 9, % 9, % Bonnet Pl % 10, % Wind 9, % 9, % H % 12, % Blackstone 2, % 4, %. After a short walk, we climbed back into our trusty little plane. We flew cross-country to the confluence of the Peel and Wind Rivers and up-river to McClusky Lake – our starting point when we paddled the Wind five years ago. Breathtaking country! We touched down in Mayo to refuel under clear skies and 22 degrees. Mayo – Whitehorse miles.


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Map of the Peel and Wind Rivers, Yukon Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Wind, the Snake and the Bonnet Plume – are there any names more seductive to a paddler’s ear and imagination. Well, possibly, the Blackstone, Hart, and Ogilvie.

These lifetime, bucket-list dreams form the six navigable tributaries of the Peel River Watershed, a rugged landscape larger than Scotland, with deep canyons, high plateaus, forested valleys and rolling hills.

Packed full of information, photographs and maps illustrating the fascinating natural and cultural history of the Peel River region, the book is a traveller's guide to eight premiere mountain rivers including the renowned Three Rivers--the Wind, Snake and Bonnet Plume--as well as the Hart, Blackstone, Ogilvie and the legendary Rat River.

The Wind River lies in the northern half of the Yukon Territory, Canada just south of the Arctic Circle. It is located in the beautiful Peel Watershed, a collection of 6 rivers that flow north into the Peel River and later into the Mackenzie River that flows into the Beaufort Sea.

The Yukon portion of the Peel watershed has six major 3rd order tributaries1; the Snake, Yukon book Plume, Wind, Hart, Blackstone, and Ogilvie Rivers. As well, a large number of smaller 3rd and 4th order tributaries contribute to the drainage1.

The Peel River has a length of km and drains an area of approximat km2. Yukon Wildland Fire Management recommends not paddling the Wind, Snake or Bonnet Plume rivers in the Peel watershed at the moment because of smoke from eight nearby fires.

Map RequiredOgilvie River Hart River Wind River Trail River Martin House Fort McPherson Aklavik G & F H E L K M B Geography The Ogilvie and Blackstone rivers rise in the Ogilvie Mountains north of Dawson City to converge on the Porcupine Plateau where they form the Peel River.

The Peel River drains the. Yukon book with the Wind Submitted by Tim Gregg. The Wind River of the northern Yukon is a wild and beautiful place. When I began looking for such a river in the early Fall of there was little first hand information about the trip. Below is a brief review of my trip, equipment, and the conditions that I found.

Peel watershed is the Yukon’s tourism mecca, say tourism operators Outfitters arrived in the Peel during the s, and canoe trips began on the Snake and the Wind rivers about 20 years ago, he said.

The Pilot Station sonar, located near the mouth of the Yukon River Continue reading. This 3-map system is standard for most of my trips; read an in-depth explanation and discussion of it.

The information below is specific to the High Route. Paper overview map. Wind River Range Outdoor Recreation Map, by Beartooth Publishing, 5th Edition. This double-sided map covers the entire range. Fort McPherson - A Brief History. Fort McPherson (or Tetl'it Zheh - Town at the Head Waters) was established in when John Bell, an explorer for the Hudson Bay Company, established a trading post along the lower Peel River, four miles up from where the community of Fort McPherson is now situated.

After experiencing numerous floods the post was moved to higher ground, this post was called. The Snake River is one of 6 major tributaries of the Peel Watershed, an expanse that covers almost 14% of the Yukon Territory and flows into the Beaufort Sea via the Peel and Mackenzie Rivers.

The headwaters of the Snake start high in the Werneke Mountains, roughly km from the nearest settlement of Keno, YT. The river flows over kms before joining the Peel River, which flows northward across the Yukon/Northwest Territories border to the Mackenzie River delta.

Three mountain systems – the Mackenzies, Werneckes and Richardsons – converge in the Bonnet Plume drainage area. The Bonnet Plume River in northern Yukon Territory, Canada, is a Canadian Heritage River.

It flows northerly for ~ miles to confluence with the Peel river, and to the only road access is another miles. Always hunting for that perfect wilderness whitewater river, Nate Houser, Ron Honaker, Gregg Doggett, Tom McCloud, Mike Elsea. I challenge all Yukoners to attend the community consultation meetings in your communities and to voice your support for protection of the Peel River watershed.

The Whitehorse community consultation on the recommended Peel Watershed land-use plan is on Wed. Sept. 15th, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Yukon Inn.

Joe Tetlichi is chair of the. We were re-enacting the first mapping expedition of the Peel Watershed inled by RCGS founder Charles Camsell.

Camsell is my great-grandather (Graham’s great-great) and Terry’s great-uncle. Camsell set out to map and explore the mineral possibilities in the watershed following rumours of gold strikes along the nearby Wind River. The Wind stays spectacular to the very last meter.

Each bend asks for a photo stop before we finally set up camp at the confluence within the canyon section. Day 14 - We leave the Wind River behind.

For a while the Peel changes into a wide shallow river, before narrowing down to a bottleneck in the Lower Peel Canyon. Wind: Part of the Peel River watershed and only accessible by air, the Wind River lies west of the Bonnet Plume and Snake rivers and offers Yukon wilderness at its best.

Aerial Peel watershed wind river and royal creek Boreal Forest, Yukon, Canada. aerial image of wilderness watersehd (#) Framed Prints, Posters, Canvas, Puzzles, Metal, Photo Gifts. The Peel Watershed Planning Region encompasses the Yukon Portion of the Peel River watershed.

The Peel River watershed is comprised of 4 major river drainages: the Peel, Bonnet Plume, Snake, and Wind rivers. Additionally, the Hart, Blackstone, and Ogilvie rivers are large tributaries in the upper reaches of the Peel.

Other important lakes and. Hugged by the banks of the Yukon River and surrounded by the peaks of Grey Mountain, Haeckel Hill, and Golden Horn Mountain, Whitehorse is the Yukon’s most cosmopolitan community, but its easy access to trails, rivers, lakes and mountains are what will make your trip memorable.

J Arctic Circle Crossing; picnic tables, litter bins, outhouses. J Rock River Yukon government campground; 20 campsites. J YT-NWT ical marker, good photo-op. J Peel River Crossing via free CF Abraham Francis.

J Nitainlaii Territorial Territorial Park Interpretive Centre and NWT campgrounds online at Northwest Territories Parks.Rafting: Snake and Wind Rivers.

Government of Yukon. Part of the Peel Watershed, the Snake and Wind rivers belong to this collection of stunning wild mountain rivers. Set amongst craggy, dramatic mountain ranges, the only way to access this stunning location is by air.Siltstones, shales, and coals from sections of the Bonnet Plume Formation at the confluence of the Peel and Wind Rivers were analyzed for plant microfossils.

Assemblages recovered indicate the presence of 3 pollen-biostratigraphic zones belonging to 3 distinct time intervals.