Search all MERLOT
Click here to go to your profile
Select to go to your workspace
Click here to go to your Dashboard Report
Click here to go to your Content Builder
Click here to log out
Search Terms
Enter username
Enter password
Please give at least one keyword of at least three characters for the search to work with. The more keywords you give, the better the search will work for you.
select OK to launch help window
cancel help



Search > Material Results >

Who Discovered Klondike Gold?


Who Discovered Klondike Gold?

Logo for Who Discovered Klondike Gold?
This site about the Klondike Gold Rush includes a complete collection of historical documents and images, and a flyover of the Chilkoot Trail. At first people didn't believe George Carmack, when in August 1896, he burst into a saloon in Fortymile loudly proclaiming that he had found gold lying "thick as cheese" further up the Yukon River. Then he tipped a spent shotgun shell and out poured the gold dust! But did George make the discovery that started the Klondike Gold Rush? George, an American,... More
Material Type: Case Study
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: October 22, 2007
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 12, 2012
Send email to
Send email to
Submitter: Merna Forster


  • Editor Review avg: 5 rating
  • User Rating (not rated)
  • Comments (none)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
  • Personal Collections (1)
  • Accessibility Info (none)


Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English, French
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure


QR Code for this Page

Browse in Categories


Discussion for Who Discovered Klondike Gold?

Log in to participate in the discussions or Register if you are not already a MERLOT member.

Return to Top of Page