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Nipigon,

river, Canada: see under Nipigon, LakeNipigon, Lake
, c.1,870 sq mi (4,840 sq km), central Ont., Canada. It has many islands. Its outlet, the Nipigon River (40 mi/64 km long) flows south, past the logging town of Nipigon, into Lake Superior.
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Nipigon

 

a lake in Ontario, Canada. Area, 4,800 sq km. Surface elevation, 260 m. Lake Nipigon is of glacial and tectonic origin. It has an extremely ragged shoreline and many islands. It feeds the Nipigon River, which empties into Lake Superior.

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Nipigon

Lake. a lake in central Canada, in NW Ontario, draining into Lake Superior via the Nipigon River. Area: 4843 sq. km (1870 sq. miles)
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The area's rugged topography doesn't allow for the expansion of natural gas pipelines into the communities, so they partnered with Northeast Midstream, a southern Ontario energy developer, to work on the economics of tapping into the cross-Canada natural gas pipeline at Nipigon.
Specifying persistence of the most recent observed discharge on the Nipigon River is the method currently used to represent the diversion of water from Lake Ogoki and its watershed into Lake Superior's watershed.
NWMO spokesperson Mike Krizanc said Nipigon faced geological challenges as well as conflicting public visions around the project.
Cook set off into the Lake Nipigon Forest Reserve in July of 1915 for several days.
They can even visit a "Paddle-to-the Sea" theme park in Nipigon, Ontario.
The adfluvial and lacustrine brook trout present in the Lake Superior watershed (including Lake Nipigon) are locally called "coasters" because they spend at least a part of their life in one of these two large lakes and historically were caught in the lake coastal zone (D'Amelio and Wilson, 2008; Huckins et al., 2008).
With no such thing as maternity leave and no way of taking a prolonged leave of absence, she calls the decision to leave the Canadian Forces in 1989 "family-centric." Coincidentally, that was also the same year HMCS Nipigon became the first Canadian mixed-gender warship to participate in exercises with NATO's Standing Naval Forces Atlantic (STANAVFORLANT).
clashed head-on with another on a highway close to Nipigon, Thunder Bay, CBC News reported.
According to police reports in Canada, the group of cyclists were travelling eastbound on the highway near Nipigon when the Booths were struck by an eastbound pickup truck.
During his latter tenure he concentrated on woodland caribou studies in the Lake Nipigon area of Northwestern Ontario.
This area covers approximately 2.5m hectares of forest stretching from Lake Nipigon to Quetico Provincial Park.