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pindan

(ˈpɪnˌdæn)
n
1. (Placename) a desert region of Western Australia
2. (Plants) the vegetation growing in this region
[from a native Australian language]
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One of the interesting strands of the book is hearing directly from a Nomads loyalist like Minyjun his justification for his continuing commitment to the Nomads group and his pointed observations about the Pindan group.
We move through wetlands with reeds shoulder height, lunch in Garnboor (paperbark) forests with butterflies dancing between trees, pass vivid red Yanniyarri (red pindan cliffs), navigate tufted grasslands and wade knee deep in freshwater creeks, with the ocean ever present from where the spirit beings come.
The traditional owners and lobbyists argued that broad-scale cotton farming would result in unwanted development of large areas of pastoral land and pindan woodland, and the proposed extraction of up to 90 percent of the estimated flow of groundwater in the La Grange aquifer (Environs Kimberley n.
The only red carpet is the region's famous pindan dust.
Across the sweep of this region are the eclectus parrots and cassawaries of the tropical rainforests of Iron Range, white dune fields of Shelburne Bay in Cape York, the water bird laden lagoons of the Top End, and the magnificent Fitzroy River gorges, pindan sands and turquoise seas of the Kimberley.
Plenary Schools - comprising Plenary Origination Pty Ltd, Pindan Pty Ltd and Compass Group (Deltas FM Australia Pty Ltd).
A major gas hub is planned on a piece of pristine coastline, where remnant monsoon vine thicket grows, alongside red pindan cliffs next to a shallow ocean that sees annual migrations of humpback whales, sea grass meadows where dugongs feed, schools of bill fish and six species of sea turtles.
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Pindan Asset Management, a new division of Pindan, one of the leading property and construction companies in Western Australia, is implementing IFS Applications as a mobile-enabled Service Management, Asset Management and Enterprise Resource Planning solution.
In northern Australia, the Queensland Premier has committed to outstanding conservation gains on Cape York over the next two and a half years; a proposal for irrigated cotton in the Pindan wetlands in the Kimberley was defeated; and ACF is strengthening its northern Australia work with wonderful major donor support which has enabled the program to be based in Cairns, and has also allowed us to improve our indigenous work and relationships.
Health Minister Kim Hames said today that Pindan Contracting Pty Ltd had begun work at both sites on building contracts worth a combined $34.
They will need to clear tens of thousands of hectares of pindan (red sand) vegetation.