Big Salmon River (Yukon)
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The Big Salmon River flows through the traditional territories of Teslin Tlingit, the Kaska Dena, and the Little Salmon Carmacks First Nations. This Big Salmon River is a tributary of the Yukon River The encampment of Big Salmon Village lies at the confluence of the Big Salmon and Yukon Rivers.
Geography and ecology
Black Spruce is a dominant tree in the Big Salmon River watershed. This locale near the Seward Peninsula represents the near westernmost limit of the Black Spruce, Picea mariana, one of the most widespread conifers in northern North America.
- C. Michael Hogan, Black Spruce: Picea mariana, GlobalTwitcher.com, ed. Nicklas Stromberg, November, 2008
- Parks Canada. 1976. Wild Rivers: Yukon Territory, Published by Wild Rivers Survey, Planning Division, Parks Canada, 84 pages
- Scott R. Robinson. 1988. Movement and Distribution of Western Arctic Caribou Herd across the Buckland Valley and Nulato Hills, U.S. Bureau of Land Management Open file Report 23, Alaska
- Parks Canada. 1976
- Scott R. Robinson. 1988
- C. Michael Hogan. 2008]
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