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Torrens

Lake. a shallow salt lake in E central South Australia, about 8 m (25 ft.) below sea level. Area: 5776 sq. km (2230 sq. miles)

Torrens

 

an enclosed lake in southern Australia. Lake Torrens, the second-largest lake in Australia after Lake Eyre North, is located in a tectonic basin west of the Flinders Ranges. The area of the lake varies significantly with the seasons; after the winter rains it covers as much as 5,700 sq km, while in summer it almost completely dries up and is encrusted with salt.

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While the site plays an important role in delivering clean, safe drinking water to our customers in the Mitcham and Torrens Park area, its fair to say the outside of the building was in need of some modern paintwork to make it more appealing to the eye, Anna said.
At a joint hearing of the Blue Ribbon and Public Works committee on Thursday, Gordon blamed the dysfunctional land registration system (Torrens system) in the country, which he said makes it easy for syndicates to falsify land titles in General Santos City.
Supporters also unfurled an offensive banner about Scott Torrens, which was confiscated by police as the group tried to take it into the ground.
Torrens and his wife lost their 24-year-old son in a car crash the summer before Salukombo joined the team.
In a forum in Quezon City, the author, Daniel Frianeza, discussed how the "ignorance of the law and the legal aspects surrounding the Torrens international land title registration system led to the proliferation of millions of bogus land titles in the country.
The race itself had more equine incident than an outtake from Ben-hur but for Torrens the drama began early.
In China's 3Dreams (2014), filmmaker Nick Torrens ventures deep into twenty-first century China, exploring what it means to grow up without access to one's own history.
The blue Vauxhall Astra estate used by the gunman to make his escape was found burnt out in nearby Torrens Gardens.
This changed in the first half of the twentieth century when multiple economists highlighted the role of Robert Torrens. Some historians have even claimed James Mill might be the author of the principle.
And for 28-year-old SyKes it is all part of a busy weeK having been at the RAC's Pall Mall Clubhouse on Tuesday to collect the prestigious Torrens Trophy.
Newcastle dancer Guillermo Torrens is enjoying the career opportunity of a lifetime as a cast member of the hit West End production Midnight Tango, which stars celebrity dancers Flavia Cacace and Vincent Simone.
In order to do so gaps in the Act are identified by means of comparison with New South Wales ('NSW') laws as to the extent of protection of the NSW Torrens system of titling.