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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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Contractor name : PINDAN MODULAR (PINDAN CONSTRUCTIONS PTY LTD) 225 KELVIN RD.
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.
Ia kumpang langan Bone It bends like a tree-top toward Bone, Ia kumbaya baya It sways for a while, Ia mentangkean pindan It becomes branches of white porcelain bowls, Mendaunan sanda sanda Becomes leaves of all kinds, Angga dipokalalanna Everything that is used, Mintu' dikande kandena .
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.
Ic on wincle gefraegn weaxan nathwaet, pindan ond punian, pecene hebban; on paet banlease bryd grapode, hygewlonc hondum, hraegle peahte prindende ping peodnes dohtor.
As the creeks and coast line have silted up, older shell midden sites have been stranded and overlain by aeolian pindan sand dunes.
The only red carpet is the region's famous pindan dust.
8 million fully paid stock in Pindan Capital Mermaid Beach Pty Ltd (PC Mermaid Beach), which has an issued A$19 million (S$19.
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.
Stage one will see respected builder Pindan release 104 lots to the market as house and land packages and incorporate 54 affordable dwellings and 36 walk-up apartments.
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.