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Type River
Pronounced Pron. YOO kahn riv ur  [key]

Meaning & History

The Yukon River is a major Watercourse. From British Columbia through Yukon to Alaska.
Originally named Lewes river.
Comes from the Gwich'in phrase chųų gaįį han , meaning "white water river". Refers to the pale color of glacial runoff.
Added 3/4/2023 by idkwhoalt