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Bonanza Creek

noun
1.
a stream in W Yukon Territory, Canada, flowing NW to the Klondike River near Dawson: gold strike 1896. 20 miles (32 km) long.
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  • John found an answer, as he remembered the long, gently-reclining ridge to Bonanza Creek with its flanking valleys on either side.

    The Great Gold Rush W. H. P. (William Henry Pope) Jarvis
  • Mr. Hestwood showed many small nuggets from the new Bonanza Creek district, where his mine is situated.

  • Frank Dinsmore on Bonanza Creek took out ninety pounds of solid gold or $24,480 in a single day.

    A Woman who went to Alaska May Kellogg Sullivan
  • One bright, warm day, taking the hand of the small boy of the family, my sister and I started for Bonanza Creek.

    A Woman who went to Alaska May Kellogg Sullivan
  • His dumps were the richest on Bonanza Creek, and they were many, while he was a man of responsibility and position.

  • There are several smaller creeks emptying into Bonanza Creek, which are gold-bearing.

    Along Alaska's Great River Frederick Schwatka
  • Perhaps not; but they will let me have the water out of the tributaries if I can turn it back before it reaches Bonanza Creek.

    The Great Gold Rush W. H. P. (William Henry Pope) Jarvis
  • They staked their claims, and then followed the ridge down to Bonanza Creek.

    The Great Gold Rush W. H. P. (William Henry Pope) Jarvis
  • Bonanza Creek dumps into the Klondyke about two miles above the Yukon.

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