Canada: “Massive Archive of Yukon Aerial Photos Now Online”
It’s a treasure trove of sometimes striking historic photos of Yukon’s geography and it’s slowly making its way online.
The territorial government has so far digitized more than 10,000 aerial photos taken across the Yukon and the work’s barely begun. Some photos are just a few years old, while others date to the 1940s.
“We’re getting close to having 10 per cent of the collection scanned,” said Anna Pearson, who manages the government’s Energy, Mines and Resources library. “The biggest impetus was definitely demand.”
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