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Trans Canada, Part 2 - The Alaska Highway, BC

The Alaska Highway, also known as the shortened version - Alcan Highway, is the 1382 mile road that connects Dawson Creek, British Columbia in Canada to Delta Junction, Alaska.

The Highway was the engineering marvel of World War II and was once described as the largest and most difficult construction project since the Panama Canal.

Located on the Alaska Highway as it transits the northern Canadian Rockies west of Fort Nelson is Muncho Lake Provincial Park. Spectacular folded mountains, bountiful wildlife and brilliantly coloured wildflowers are just some of the wonders to discover. The park is part of the larger Muskwa-Kechika Management Area. The provincial Park is named after the deep jade green lake at the heart of the provincial park. Muncho comes from the local Kaska aboriginal name meaning 'big water.'


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