Alsek River


ALSEK RIVER, 255 km, rises in Kluane National PARK in the Yukon and flows south through the ST ELIAS MTS across the northwest corner of BC to its confluence with the TATSHENSHINI R, before passing into Alaska and emptying into Dry Bay on the Gulf of Alaska. This isolated area of spectacular MOUNTAIN scenery is in the territory of the Champagne and Aishihik FIRST NATIONS, who fished for SALMON along the banks of the river. In 1993 it became part of the 9,580 sq km Tatshenshini–Alsek Wilderness...

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