Gibson Desert


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Gibson Desert

A desert of west-central Australia bounded by the Great Sandy Desert on the north and Great Victoria Desert on the south. The area includes a number of salt lakes.
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Gibson Desert

n
(Placename) a desert in W central Australia, between the Great Sandy Desert and the Victoria Desert: salt marshes, salt lakes, and scrub. Area: about 220 000 sq km (85 000 sq miles)
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Gib′son Des′ert


n.
a desert in W central Australia: scrub; salt marshes. ab. 85,000 sq. mi. (220,000 sq. km).
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Noun1.Gibson Desert - a desert area in western Australia
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
Australian Desert, Great Australian Desert - general name given to all desert areas in Australia
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The latter includes the vivid abstract canvases of Bob Gibson Tjungurrayi, who paints from the remote town of Tjukurla in the Gibson Desert in Western Australia.
Blending anthropological understanding of a cultural life world in the Gibson Desert with art theory, the essay is a bold interpretation of a body of works by Ngaanyatjarra elders approaching the end of their lives.
We have spotted some of the biggest - and oldest in the Great Victoria Desert and Gibson Desert of Western Australia.
Chapter topics include the journey begins, to the west with camels, to the desert, across the Simpson Desert, Dalhousie and to the centre, across the Gibson Desert, to the coast, and to the sea.
It passes through the Great Sandy Desert, the Gibson Desert and the Outback.
A traditional owner in the northern Goldfields wants to house a proposed nuclear waste dump on land in the Gibson Desert to help develop the region's economy.
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This week's destination is 500 miles west of Alice Springs, in the Gibson Desert.