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In the late 1890s, some 100,000 would-be prospectors journeyed to the remote Yukon region of Canada as part of one of the largest gold rushes in history.
Skookum Jim, one of the men who triggered the Klondike Gold Rush.

Skookum Jim, one of the men who triggered the Klondike Gold Rush. (Credit: Int. Havester / Library and Archives Canada / C-025640)

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