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3. Great white north

Whitehorse, the capital of Canada’s Yukon Territory, was founded late in the 19th century. The town derives its name from:

A) A brand of whisky
B) A native legend
C) A railroad engineer’s favorite stallion
D) The white foam of the rapids in the Yukon river

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The rapids at Whitehorse were a formidable challenge to the “Stampeders” who came north headed for the Klondike gold fields, and many died attempting to traverse them.

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