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  • Yukon Geological Survey news
  • Recent publications

We provide objective geological information to:

  • Government of Yukon;
  • Yukon First Nations; and
  • the public.

Our information adds to Yukon’s geoscience knowledge base. The information supports geoscience-related policy and investment decisions in the territory.


  1. Yukon Geological Survey news

    Visiting the core library

    The core library facilities are open again for use by clients. Access is controlled. Contact the core library to book the facilities.

    We ask that visitors wear a mask in the core library.

    Visiting Yukon Geological Survey at the Elijah Smith Building

    The Yukon Geological Survey office in downtown Whitehorse is open to the public.

    Make an appointment before your visit.

    We ask that visitors wear a mask in the building.


  2. Recent publications

    Yukon Placer Mining Industry 2018 to 2020. S. van Loon and J.D. Bond

    Yukon Exploration and Geology

    Overview 2021 

    Yukon Exploration and Geology Overview 2021. K.E. MacFarlane (ed.), 2022. Yukon Geological Survey, 74 p. 

    Yukon Exploration and Geology papers 2021

    Open files

    Bulletins

    Miscellaneous reports

    Data sets

    • Lithogeochemistry data set: the lithogeochemical data provide the chemical composition of rock samples. Released August 2020.
    • Yukon Permafrost Database: a database of geotechnical boreholes, ground temperature, and reports relating to permafrost in the Yukon.