The Word Yukon comes from Yu-kun-ah meaning “great river”. Associated with the Great Klondike Gold Rush. The discovery of gold in the Yukon in 1896 led to a stampede to the Klondike region between 1897 and 1899. Which had led to the establishment of Dawson City in 1896.. First population of the Yukon was 27,219 people in 1901 and then the population declined by 8,512 people in 1911. When 2016 hit the population was 35,874 people. Most people in 2016 (70 percent) live in white horse.
The landscape of the Yukon is Isolated by rugged mountains, these rugged mountains are covered with snow, and ice. The Yukon has many neighbors, on the west of them is Alaska , to the south is there BC and then to the east is the Northwest Territories. There are also glaciers, snow covered lakes, cold water rivers and even forests. There is many frozen rivers among the Yukon. Not just ice in the Yukon there are also some active volcanoes, and the volcanoes are active.