- A lake. "Lake Three" in the Ojibwe chain of Number Lakes.
- An animal typically active during the nighttime hours.
- North Shore
- The north shore of Lake Superior, running north and east from Duluth
in the south to Grand Portage on the Pigeon
River and Canadian border to the north. Much of the geological structure
of the area is made up of Keweenawan lava
flows and intrusives which create the many waterfalls for which the North
Shore is known as well as some spectacular cliffs and headlands. Traversed
by US Highway 61.
- In the vernacular of the North Country, shorthand for the Northern Pike,
(Esox lucius), a prized
native game fish.
- Northwoods vernacular for tiny biting flies.
- Norway Trail
- An 8 mile hiking and cross-country skiing trail, extending south from
the Echo Trail (BWCAW Entry Point 10) to
Trout Lake. The last ½
mile is within the BWCAW.
- Jacques de Noyons, who in 1688, is believed to have been the first white
man to travel through what is now the BWCAW.
- Any of several small, tree clinging birds of the genus Sitta.
Represented in the North Country by two species, the White Breasted Nuthatch
(Sitta carolinensis) and the Red Breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis),
both numbered among the few year round residents.
- The immature stage of insect species which undergo incomplete metamorphisis
(egg, nymph, adult) and do not have a pupal stage. Late instar
nymphs may have nonfunctional rudimentary wings and/or genitalia.