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10 Interesting Facts About Mayo, Yukon

Facts About Mayo

  • Mayo is a village in Yukon, Canada, along the Silver Trail and the Stewart River.
  • The village was named after former circus acrobat turned settler and explorer Alfred Mayo.
  • Before Europeans came there were in the area two communities of the Na-cho Nyäk Dun people, who lived by hunting and trapping.
  • Mayo has the warmest summers in the Yukon with a mean average summer temperature of 14.5 °C (58.1 °F).
  • Mayo was Established in 1903.
  • Prince Charles opened Mayo’s Prince of Wales Trail in 2001.
  • The Estimated Population of Mayo is 200.
  • The Northern Tutchone word for Stewart River is Na Cho Nyäk, meaning Big River. The Na-Cho Nayäk Dun translates into Big River People.
  • May 2008 saw a preliminary agreement with Alexco Resource Corp.
  • Mayo geographic Coordinates: 63°35′33″N 135°53′52″W.
Facts About Mayo, Yukon
Facts About Mayo, Yukon

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