|Panther Swamp||a sandy loam area approx. 1 mi. square in E Northampton County on the headwaters of Canal Swamp.|
|Panther Swamp Creek||rises in central Greene County and flows SW into Contentnea Creek.|
|Panther Top||S Cherokee County between Beech Creek and Notelly River. Alt. 2,287.|
|Panthers Gap||See Painters Gap.|
|Panthertail Mountain||W Transylvania County N of Toxaway River. Alt. 4,516.|
|Panthertown Creek||rises in SE Jackson County and flows NW then NE to join Greenland Creek in forming Tuckasegee River.|
|Paquiac||name given by John White on his maps of 1585 and 1590 to the section of Hatteras Island S of Cape Kenrick and extending almost to modern Cape Hatteras, SE Dare County. The section lay between present Chicamacomico Banks and Kinnakeet Banks. The name Paquiac is an Algonquian Indian term for "it is shallow," describing the adjacent Pamlico Sound.|
|Paquike Lake||See Lake Mattamuskeet.|
|Paquinouc||See Perquimans River.|
|Paquippe||See Lake Mattamuskeet.|
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