Five Finger Rapids

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Five Finger Rapids seen from Klondike Highway

The Five Finger Rapids are located on the Yukon River, Yukon, Canada. Four islands divide the river into five narrow channels of which only the eastern is passable.

The Five Finger Rapids is mentioned in Jack London's novel The Call of the Wild. The Five Finger Rapids is also mentioned in Alastair Humphrey's novel Thunder and Sunshine. Humphrey's canoe tips while passing through the rapids during his four-year journey around the world by bike. Coordinates: 62°16′10.84″N 136°21′1.65″W / 62.2696778°N 136.3504583°W / 62.2696778; -136.3504583