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Alaskan Highway

     The Alaskan Highway was built in 1942 in response to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. It was known as the Alaska-Canadian Military Highway, or the Alcan Highway. It extends from Dawson Creek, British Columbia to Delta Junction, Alaska, 1520 miles. The Canadian part of the Highway was turned over to Canada in 1946 and opened to the public in 1948.

SCN 1413


SCN 377


     These three stamps show different kinds of contemporary road maps.

Local Highway

SCN 2063

City Street

SCN 2064

Regional Highway

SCN 2065

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