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North Bay

North Bay, city (1991 pop. 55,405), SE Ont., Canada, on Lake Nipissing. It is the transportation and commercial center of lumbering and mining districts and a popular summer resort. Mining equipment is manufactured there. It is the site of a large air base.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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