Lake of the Woods


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Lake of the Woods

n
(Placename) a lake in N central North America, mostly in W Northern Ontario, Canada: fed chiefly by the Rainy River; drains into Lake Winnipeg by the Winnipeg River; many islands; tourist region. Area: 3846 sq km (1485 sq miles)
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Lake′ of the Woods′


n.
a lake in S Canada and the N United States, between N Minnesota and Ontario and Manitoba provinces. 1485 sq. mi. (3845 sq. km).
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In the centuries since French explorers and Indian tribes roamed its rocky islands, dramatic changes have reshaped Lake of the Woods. Yet to marvel at the seemingly unspoiled Precambrian surroundings, you'd be hard-pressed to believe it.
This work explores Canadian-US transboundary environmental problems in the Lake of the Woods watershed and the Rainy Lake basin over past 150 years.
Fredericksburg, VA, October 08, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc., (www.nichollsauction.com) announces the auctions of 58 heavily wooded acres in Orange County, a 3 bedroom home on a .3 acre wooded lot in Lake of the Woods in Orange County, a .5 acre wooded building lot Lake of the Woods in Orange County and a 3 bedroom home on 20 acres in Culpeper County Virginia according to John Nicholls, president of the company.
The island is five minutes by boat from Kenora's harbourfront and downtown, and its development is mentioned in the city's economic development plan as a key part of its plan to promote the community as a prime boating destination on Lake of the Woods.
And Lake of the Woods, a middle-class enclave 80 miles from downtown Los Angeles, a mix of commuters, retirees and weekend residents, is one of the most seriously threatened.
He was a member of the Marquette Alumni Association, the Lake of the Woods Veterans Association and various golfing clubs at Lake of the Woods.
THE LAKE OF THE WOODS ENTERPRISE reports that a residential school exhibit at the Lake of the Woods Museum has been nominated for three Ontario Historical Society Awards.
Tony Rees, who was trained in seventeenth-century English literature and was for some years archivist at the Glenbow Museum, has turned to the surveying and establishment of the 49th parallel boundary from Lake of the Woods to the great divide of the Rocky Mountains.
The Hobbema group beat out Black Bear of Manawan, QC and Northern Wind of Lake of the Woods, ON in the Best Pow Wow Contemporary category.
Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation.