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INA Research Associate John Pollack Named One of Canada’s Greatest Explorers

phpThumb_generated_thumbnailThe Canadian Geographic named INA Research Associate John Pollack among its 100 of the nation’s top modern-day trailblazers in June 2015. John is currently the Director of the Yukon River Survey (INA Project 124) and with Dr. Robyn Woodward he has collected data on the many sternwheelers from the Klondike Gold Rush. This project has completed an initial survey of the Yukon River’s 24 known sternwheeler sites.  To read the article, visit the Canadian Geographic‘s website here.

Learn more about the Yukon River Survey and John Pollack by visiting the project’s page: Yukon River Survey You can also read up on the project in the INAQ Volume 40 – No. 3, Fall 2013.



ABOVE: The Yukon River Survey team assesses the situation from atop the collapsed superstructure of the Seattle No. 3–One of seven vessels in the West Dawson Shipyard (Photo: INA).