LucieVancouver, British Columbia
Guestbook Inukshuk on the Dempster Highway, Yukon
The Dempster Highway begins east of Dawson City, Yukon and extends to Inuvik, Northwest Territories . Much of the highway follows an old sled-dog trail. This photo was taken a little bit past Eagle Plains, one of the few communities along the highway with fuel and lodging services. A sign near Eagle Plains states the it has a population of 18. An inukshuk is a human-made stone landmark or cairn used by the First Nations population in the Arctic region of North America.