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OR NEPIGON] NIPIGON [NEEPIGON

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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 707 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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OR NEPIGON] NIPIGON [NEEPIGON,a lake and river of Thunder Bay district, Ontario, Canada. The lake is 3o m. N. of the bay of the same name on Lake Superior, at an altitude of 852 ft. above the sea. It is 70 M. long and 5o m. wide; contains over i000 islands, is very deep, and has a much-indented shore-line measuring upwards of 580 M. The river, which drains the lake, descends several hundred feet in the 40 M. of its course and is the largest stream flowing into Lake Superior. It is widely known for the excellence of its trout fishing.
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