A regional characterization of landslides in the Alaska Highway corridor, Yukon

by C. A. Huscroft

Publisher: Yukon Geological Survey] in [Whitehorse, Yukon

Written in English
Published: Pages: 65 Downloads: 67
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  • Landslides -- Yukon Territory,
  • Landslide hazard analysis -- Yukon Territory,
  • Roads -- Yukon,
  • Alaska Highway

Edition Notes

StatementC.A. Huscroft, P.S. Lipovsky and J.D. Bond.
SeriesOpen file -- 2004-18.
ContributionsLipovsky, P. S., Bond, J. D., Yukon Geological Survey., Canada. Energy, Mines and Resources Canada.
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Paginationiv, 65 p.
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17627618M

Yukon Campgrounds RV Parks is your guide to driving the Alaska Highway from Mile 0 in Dawson Creek to the Alaska Border at Beaver Creek. In this section on the Alaska Highway we will look at the campgrounds along the Alcan Highway and many of the most interesting destinations that ought to be enjoyed on a trip over the Highway to the Last Frontier. Mile 32 (km 55) Peace River Bridge The original Peace River Bridge was built in by the US Public Roads Administration as part of the wartime construction of the Alaska the time of its opening it was considered one of the great bridges in the Dominion of Canada. The bridge was hit by a landslide and collapsed on Octo Yukoners lean slightly in favour of the territorial government's proposed modifications to the Whitehorse corridor of the Alaska Highway, according to a new report.   New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice • A riveting narrative about the biggest earthquake in North American recorded history—the Alaska earthquake that demolished the city of Valdez and swept away the island village of Chenega—and the geologist who hunted for clues to explain how and why it took place. At p.m. on Ma , a .

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A regional characterization of landslides in the Alaska Highway corridor, Yukon by C. A. Huscroft Download PDF EPUB FB2

Huscroft, C.A., Lipovsky, P.S. and Bond, J.D., A regional characterization of landslides in the Alaska Highway corridor, Yukon.

Yukon Geological Survey, Open File Abstract: The following report describes the settings, causes and geological controls of landslides in the Alaska Highway corridor.

Although diverse geologic, geomorphic and. Huscroft CA, Lipovsky PS, Bond JD () A regional characterization of landslides in the Alaska Highway corridor, Yukon, Yukon Geological Survey Whitehorse, Yukon, open file rep. Jakimow B, Oldenburg C, Rabe A, Waske B, van der Linden S, Hostert P () Manual for application: imageRF ()Cited by: 7.

landslide Yukon River Bridge Landslide. In a landslide occurred approximately feet from the Dalton Highway bridge over the Yukon River. The Dalton Highway and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System rely on the bridge to connect Fairbanks to the Prudhoe Bay oilfields, ensuring an uninterrupted corridor.

Abstract. The Yukon portion of the Alaska Highway Corridor traverses the discontinuous permafrost zone. Air-photos and high resolution satellite imagery were used to produce an updated landslide inventory () that identified 1, landslides in the by: 3.

The Alaska Highway turns 75 this year. year marks a significant milestone for one of North America’s most prominent highway systems: The Alaska Highway, a historic corridor beginning at Author: Michaela Trimble. The Alask a Highway corridor bet ween Whitehorse a nd the Alask a-Yukon border spans nearly km and is a critical reg ion for transpor tation, sett lement, tourism, a nd.

Finally, end your day, and the Yukon portion of your Alaska Highway trip, in Beaver Creek. From here you can continue on to drive the Alaska portion of the highway.

Alternatively, follow the Klondike/Kluane Loop drive over the Top of the World Highway to Dawson City and then back to Whitehorse. Driving Time: 4 hours (km/mi.). A regional characterization of landslides in the Alaska Highway corridor, Yukon.

Yukon Geological Survey, Open File65 p., report and CD-ROM. Clague, J. and Blais-Stevens, A., in press. Debris flow chronology and potential hazard along the Alaska Highway in southwest Yukon Territory. Environmental and Engineering Geoscience. Drive the Alaska Highway both A regional characterization of landslides in the Alaska Highway corridor and hit any stops you missed on your return toward British Columbia.

Some people choose to fly to Whitehorse, rent an RV and begin touring from there. Or go by both land and sea: drive the highway one direction and take the ferry the other. The Yukon Alaska Highway Corridor traverses 10 physio-graphic regions.

From northwest to east in a broad sense, the Landslide characterization and inventory compilation in the Yukon was carried out by Huscroft et al. Blais-Stevens et al. (a) published a regional landslide inven-tory based solely on aerial photo interpretation.

UPDATE – As of Aug the Highway remains closed from Coal River to the Yukon Border. FORT NELSON, B.C. – The Alaska Highway is closed between Coal River and the Yukon Border due to a.

LANDSLIDES IN THE HIGHWAY 1 CORRIDOR: GEOLOGY AND SLOPE STABILITY ALONG THE BIG SUR COAST Highway 1 along the Big Sur Coast Between Point Lobos in Monterey County and San Carpoforo Creek in San Luis Obispo County SLO/ MON/ Prepared for: Caltrans District 5 Prepared by: California Department of Conservation Division.

Wolken, G.J., and Wikstrom Jones, Katreen,Photogrammetry-derived digital surface model and orthoimagery of areas near the Dalton Highway, Yukon River Crossing, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File5 p. The Little Salmon Lake Landslide (Brideau et al.

) is another example from the Yukon ( km northeast of study area), which has a very similar evolution to the Vulcan Creek landslide. – The Alaska Highway is open again between Coal River and the Yukon Border.

The Highway was closed Tuesday after a forest fire near Lower Post caused officials to close the highway. Highway Seward Highway, MP to 36; Seward Highway MP Road & Bridge Rehabilitation; Seward Highway MP to ; Seward Highway MP Windy Corner ; Seward Meridian Parkway Road Improvements, Phase II: Palmer-Wasilla Highway to Seldon Road; Sterling Highway, MP ; Sterling Highway MP - 94 Safety Corridor ; Sterling Highway, MP.

The Alaska Highway (French: Route de l'Alaska; also known as the Alaskan Highway, Alaska-Canadian Highway, or ALCAN Highway) was constructed during World War II to connect the contiguous United States to Alaska across Canada.

It begins at the junction with several Canadian highways in Dawson Creek, British Columbia, and runs to Delta Junction, Alaska, via Whitehorse, Yukon. Junction of Yukon Highway #1 'The Alaska Highway' This is the city bypass highway.

NOTE; Yukon Highway #2 overlaps highway #1 'The Alaska Highway' at this point west. For highway travel east of the city of Whitehorse see Road Map Highway Travel Guide - Whitehorse, Yukon to Watson Lake, Yukon for driving directions and highway photos.

The Interstate Highways in Alaska are all owned and maintained by the U.S. state of Alaska. The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) is responsible for the maintenance and operations of the Interstate Interstate Highway System in Alaska comprises four highways that cover 1, miles (1, km).

The longest of. Special Report - Landslides in the Highway Corridor between Wilson Creek and Crescent City, Del Norte County, California.

by C.J. Wills,California Geological Survey, 24 pgs. Download Special Report ( MB) SR Plate 1: Geology of the Highway Corridor, Del Norte County, California (1 MB).

Alaska Alaska is the Yukon’s closest American neighbour to the west. It is the largest state in the United States by area, and the least densely populated. With a population ofresidents, Alaska’s population far exceeds that of the Yukon. Although the majority of Alaska’s population lives in Anchorage, the small communities of southeast Alaska have developed strong.

"Alaska's River Highway" documents the barging operation of the Demienteiff family as they deliver necessities of life to remote villages along the Tanana and Yukon rivers.

©KUAC Currently. Capps, D.L., Rabus, B., and Clague, J.J. Identification and characterization of dynamic alpine subglacial lakes using InSAR, radio-echo sounding, and crevasse Interpretation.

Climate change and landslides in the Alaska Highway Corridor. Yukon Meridian, SpringP.S. A regional characterisation of landslide.

The Alaska Highway The Road to Adventure – in a world that gets more crowded every year, the Alaska Highway provides an unequaled opportunity to see wilderness on a scale that has to be seen to be believed. As the main access route to a region that was named after the original inhabitants’ descriptive names Alyeska (“The Great Land”) and Yukon (“The Great River”), the highway.

Landslide characterization and inventory compilation in the Yukon was carried out by Huscroft et al. Blais-Stevens et al. (a) published a regional landslide inventory based solely on aerial photo interpretation (– aerial photos from National Air-Photo Library) that also included the contribution by Huscroft et al.

the Whitehorse Corridor of the Alaska Highway from Gentian Lane to the northern municipal boundary, a distance of kilometres (km). Inthe Government of Yukon (YG) commissioned studies to assess road safety, environmental issues, and highway capacity within the corridor.

Parks Highway and West Alaska Range Region ( KB) (PDF) Map (a): Parks Highway and West Alaska Range Region NORTH ( KB) (PDF) Map (b): Parks Highway and West Alaska Range Region SOUTH ( KB) (PDF) Map (a): Parks Highway and West Alaska Range Region, Parks Highway Corridor NORTH ( KB) (PDF).

Yukoners are ambivalent about the government’s proposed upgrades to the Whitehorse corridor of the Alaska Highway, according to a new report. The report analyzed public feedback on the $million plan to improve a kilometre stretch of the highway between the turnoff to Carcross south of Whitehorse and the turnoff to Dawson north of the city.

The Yukon River originates in British Columbia, Canada, and flows through Yukon Territory before entering Alaska. In southwestern Alaska, the Yukon Delta spreads out in a vast tundra plain, where the Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers meander toward the Bering Sea.

The Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus on the Landsat 7 satellite acquired this natural-color image of the Yukon. Alaska Highway. The length of the Alaska Highway is 2, km. Of that, 1, km are in British Columbia, km in the Yukon, and km in Alaska.

More than years ago, gold was the reason people headed north. Californian George Carmack and his Tagish Indian friends, Skookum Jim and Dawson Charlie struck gold at Bonanza Creek in the Klondike.

The Government of Yukon commissioned a professional engineering firm to draft the Functional Plan for the Whitehorse Corridor - Alaska Highway. The draft plan sets out recommended improvements along the 40 km stretch of the highway from just south of the Klondike Highway turnoff to Carcross, to just north of the turnoff to Dawson.The highway was constructed during World War II for the purpose of connecting the contiguous United States to Alaska through Canada.

It begins at the junction with several Canadian highways in Dawson Creek, British Columbia, and runs to Delta Junction, Alaska (which is known for the official end of the highway), via Whitehorse, Yukon. Michael West, Alaska state seismologist and director of the Alaska Earthquake Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, said the landslide was equivalent to about a magnitude earthquake.