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a town in southeastern Alaska at the northern end of the Inside Passage

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Fifteen miles up the Canal, Skagway hardly reacted to news of the dumpings.
The project will construct major improvements to the Skagway Ore Terminal, dock and ship loader to increase the capacity and efficiency of the existing terminal for shipment and export.
Over the next four years, some 100,000 men passed through Skagway on their way to the gold fields of the Klondike, and many made it their residence.
The breathtaking scenery continues as travelers venture north along the unspoiled coastline with stops at Wrangell, Petersburg, Juneau, Sitka, Haines and Skagway.
Ports of call include Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan and Victoria, and the itinerary includes scenic cruising at Tracy Arm Fjord.
A NINE-night cruise on Norwegian Pearl also visits Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan but departs from Seattle and calls at Victoria in British Columbia.
While it's not the first thing when you think Alaskan cruise, for my niece, nephew and I, careening through the back hills of Skagway being pulled by 16 Alaskan huskies doing summer training for the Iditarod Great Sled Dog Race was the pinnacle of our seven-night trip.
But most Klondikers could only afford passage from Seattle to Skagway and Dyea, in southeast Alaska, where they would hike 33 miles to Bennett Lake, and finally, float up the Yukon River to their destination, 550 miles away.
The few hundred permanent residents of Skagway (the Home of the North Wind) share some 35 faiths, and still some how cope with an immense influx of visitors.
Most visitors peruse this landscape from the deck of a cruise ship, and explore its treasures after streaming onto the wharves at Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and other ports of the Inside Passage.
Listeners fond of Alaska will enjoy the strongly depicted setting with descriptions of glaciers, whale sightings, and mentions of cruise port favorites such as Skagway and Ketchikan.
Beer enthusiasts will enjoy beer-tasting and educational seminars during the July 26 --August 2, 2003 cruise sailing from Vancouver through the Inside passage to Juneau, Ketchikan, Skagway and Hubbard Glacier returning to Vancouver.
In 1918, the Princess Sophia, 2320 gross tons, left Skagway in a snowstorm and headed down the long fjord misleadingly named the Lynn Canal, blowing her whistle steadily and measuring the minutes and seconds it took for the echo to return.
When thousands of gold seekers rushed in during the Klondike stampede of the late 1890s, docking in Juneau and Skagway, the Jesuits built a parish in Skagway.
We went out of Vancouver on one of the car (Canadian Pacific Registry) ships stopping at various places and ending up in Skagway, then up the so-called Inland Passage, and from there on the narrow-gauge White Pass and Yukon Railroad to Carcross and Whitehorse.