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The Slide Cemetery in Skagway, Alaska

On April 3, 1898, the Palm Sunday Avalanche struck the Chilkoot Trail, which lead ambitious prospectors from the Gold Rush port of Skagway to the Klondike gold fields. The catastrophe caught countless "stampeders" by surprise; those who perished were interred in what is now the only cemetery inside the Klondike Gold Rush National Park. The Palm Sunday Avalanche was actually a series of multiple, successive snow slides that struck the area north of Skagway.
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