Dawson City Yukon Territory JNB062455
Dawson City in the Yukon Territory, Canada, has a subarctic climate and a year round population of about 1900. It sits at the confluence of the Yukon and Klondike Rivers. As the center of the Klondike Gold Rush, it is still a gold mining community, but it is very dependent on tourism at present. The town is a living museum of the gold rush era. Colorful buildings are common in the Yukon.