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[edit]

Black Spruce is a dominant tree in the Big Salmon River watershed.[1][2] This locale near the Seward Peninsula represents the near westernmost limit of the Black Spruce, Picea mariana,[3] one of the most widespread conifers in northern North America.

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Line notes[edit]

  1. ^ Parks Canada. 1976
  2. ^ Scott R. Robinson. 1988
  3. ^ C. Michael Hogan. 2008]

Coordinates: 61°52′50″N 134°55′18″W / 61.8806°N 134.9217°W / 61.8806; -134.9217