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Chilkoot Pass

[chil-koot] /ˈtʃɪl kut/
a mountain pass on the boundary between SE Alaska and British Columbia, Canada, in the Coast Range. About 3500 feet (1065 meters) high. Unabridged
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  • Men went over the Chilkoot Pass into the interior, but rarely any came back that way.

    Through the Yukon Gold Diggings Josiah Edward Spurr
  • Many of them “mushed” across Chilkoot Pass in 1897, and have made their piles.

    In to the Yukon William Seymour Edwards
  • From Dyea they pushed on through the Chilkoot Pass, where the cliffs rose high above them.

    Historic Adventures Rupert S. Holland
  • This is the last spot where wood for fuel can be obtained until the other side of Chilkoot Pass is reached.

    Klondike Nuggets E. S. Ellis
  • The snow was deep, and the camp was much the same as the one made before entering Chilkoot Pass.

    Klondike Nuggets E. S. Ellis
  • Every ounce of it must be man-handled across a twenty-eight mile portage and over the Chilkoot Pass.

    Snowdrift James B. Hendryx
  • I heard Mr. Darwood say they were going out the Chilkoot Pass for a short distance, from which they might branch off.

    The Pony Rider Boys in Alaska Frank Gee Patchin
  • Accompanied by an Indian, he succeeded in attaining the Chilkoot Pass, but was there frozen to death.

    Through the Yukon Gold Diggings Josiah Edward Spurr
  • The Chilkoot Pass is crossed with the mail by means of Indian carriers.

    Golden Alaska Ernest Ingersoll
  • The Chilkoot Pass, is a high pass about a mile high and steep as a house roof.

    Black Beaver James Campbell Lewis
British Dictionary definitions for Chilkoot Pass

Chilkoot Pass

a mountain pass in North America between SE Alaska and NW British Columbia, over the Coast Range
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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