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Klondike River crossing Dempster Highway (upstream)
|- location||Dawson City, Yukon, Canada|
|Length||160 km (99 mi)|
The Klondike River is a tributary of the Yukon River in Canada that gave its name to the Klondike Gold Rush. The Klondike River has its source in the Ogilvie Mountains and flows into the Yukon River at Dawson City.
Gold was discovered in tributaries of the Klondike River in 1896 and is still being mined today.
Klondike River (left) flowing into the Yukon River (top and right) at Dawson City
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