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Name Whitehorse
Toponymic Feature ID 0cf79a10849c20c37dcca8291439f697
Status Official
Concise Term CITY-City
Generic Term City
Province/Territory Yukon
Latitude - Longitude (DMS) 60° 43′ 27″ N, 135° 3′ 22″ W
Latitude - Longitude (decimal) 60.7242144, -135.0560981
NTS Map Number 105D11
Relevance at Scale 1:30 000 000
Decision Date 1948-10-07
Source Yukon-Department of Tourism and Culture
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