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1. POPULATED PLACE column: names the "populated place" or "location" of interest.

2. FORMER NAME, if applicable column: if the location was known by another name, it is listed here (a year of name change is given, if known).

3. TYPE column: gives type of location (i.e. village, town, city, etc.) - the size definition varies per province.

4. FHL CATALOG column: links the "catagories of sources" available in the Family History Library for this populated place or location.

5. WIKIPEDIA column: like WIKI, gives background information regarding this location.

6. GOOGLE MAPS column: shows the whereabouts of this location on a map.

7. GOOGLE IMAGES column: shows pictures/photos/old maps (sometimes) of this location.

8. WORLDCAT.ORG column: shows sources from other libraries/repositories, etc. for this location.

9. CURRENT DIVISION LINK, where applicable column: helps in knowing the current changes of this location's jurisidiction - see "Note" below.

  NOTE: Listed below are the Populated Places in this territory, according to the "Gazetteer of Canada: Northwest Territories and Yukon" gazetteer of 1958.  This gazetteer is used for the sources of locations or Populated Places in the Family History Library Catalog for the territory of Yukon.

If you wish the current division, where your Populated Place now exists; click on the "Link" below in the column entitled "Current Division Link, where applicable."

So, this table lists your Populated Place in this territory, as it is listed in the FHL catalog, as well as gives the link to the current location.

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FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE










CURRENT DIVISION LINK, where applicable
Carmacks     Village      Link   Link   Link   Link   Link
Dawson City         Link   Link   Link   Link   Link
Faro      Town    Link   Link   Link     Link   Link   Link
Forty Mile         Link   Link   Link   Link   Link
Grand Forks           Link   Link   Link   Link   Link
Haines Junction    Village    Link   Link   Link   Link   Link   Link
Herschel Island           Link   Link   Link   Link   Link
Mayo    Village      Link   Link   Link   Link   Link
Old Crow        Link   Link   Link   Link   Link   Link
Teslin          Link   Link   Link   Link   Link
Watson Lake      Town      Link   Link   Link   Link   Link
  Whitehorse  White Horse (1957)  city   Link   Link   Link   Link   Link   Same2
 ANY NEW LOCATIONS IN FHL CATALOG???       Link          


   1 -   "Gazetteer of Canada - Northwest Territories and Yukon,"  FHL US/CANADA 971.9 E5c.  Published by Canadian Board of Geographical Names, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1958.

    2 - "Same" means that the current location is the same as used in the Family History Library Catalog.


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