Snag is a village located on a small, dry-weather sideroad off the Alaska Highway a few miles south of Beaver Creek, Yukon, Canada. In addition to numbered highways the Yukon has several other roads that are maintained by the territorial government The Alaska Highway (also known as the Alaskan Highway, Alaska-Canadian Highway, or ALCAN Highway) was constructed during World War II and connects Yukon (ˈjuːkɒn is the westernmost and smallest of Canada's three territories. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page The village of Snag is located in a bowl-shaped valley of the White River and its tributaries, including Snag Creek. It was first settled during the Klondike Gold Rush. The Klondike Gold Rush, infrequently referred to as the Yukon Gold Rush or Alaska Gold Rush, was a frenzy of Gold rush Immigration to and for An aboriginal village was also located about 5 miles (8 km) away. A mile is a unit of Length, usually used to measure Distance, in a number of different systems including Imperial units United States The kilometre ( American spelling: kilometer) symbol km is a unit of Length in the Metric system, equal to one thousand It was the site of a military airfield, established as part of the Northwest Staging Route, which closed in 1968. The Northwest Staging Route was a series of Airstrips Airports and radio ranging stations built in British Columbia, the Yukon and Alaska In 1947, the village of Snag boasted a population of 8 to 10 natives and fur traders. An additional staff of 15-20 airport personnel — meteorologists, radio operators, aircraft maintenance men — lived at the airport barracks.
On 1947-02-03, the record-low temperature for North America was recorded in Snag: −81. Year 1947 ( MCMXLVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1112 - Ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry uniting the fortunes of those two states 4 °F (−63 °C). Fahrenheit is a temperature scale named after Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686–1736 a German Physicist who proposed it in 1724 The Celsius Temperature scale was previously known as the centigrade scale. That same winter, two previous records had already been set: one on December 13 in Mayo, Yukon and another at Snag the day before. Events 1294 - Saint Celestine V abdicates the papacy after only five months Celestine hoped to return to his previous life Mayo is a Village in the Yukon, Canada along the Silver Trail and the Stewart River. Staff at the station made note of various phenomena, particularly sound such as voices being heard clearly miles from the source. There was a clear sky (except some ice fog), and little wind. There were 15 inches (38 cm) of snow on the ground, but was fast decreasing. Inches redirects here To see the Les Savy Fav album see Inches. A centimetre ( American spelling: centimeter, symbol cm) is a unit of Length in the Metric system, equal to one hundredth Another town 180 km (112 mi) northeast of Snag, Fort Selkirk, claimed an even lower degree of -85°F, but this could not be confirmed. Fort Selkirk is a former trading post on the Yukon River at the confluence of the Pelly River in Canada 's Yukon.