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Nappe = in geology a nappe is a sheet of rock moved around 2-5km from its original position. It creates a large fold of rock and the term derives from the French word for 'tablecloth'.
Naxos = one of the Cycladic islands and probably the earliest sites of a marble quarry.
Nodule = (in geology) a small knobbly rock or cluster of minerals.
Nuraghe = In Sardinia (Italy), a tower built in Cyclopean style, either simple or complex. It is the equivalent of the Corsican torre, and dates from the third millennium BCE.
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