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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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Removing the junction removes the need for freight trains to give way to passenger trains, which will significantly reduce delays caused by freight trains slowing or being stationary at other level crossings in Ovingham and at Torrens Road.
Failure to cause the transfer of title to the land or condominium unit in the OFW's name under the Torrens system may cause conflicts of title to real estate and will not prevent innocent third persons to whom said real property may be fraudulently sold from claiming their ownership thereto.
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.
They are also keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the Torrens Gardens area when the car was set alight on Friday evening.
Recently, De Vivo (2000; 2010) has suggested that the anonymous author of Considerations on the Importation of Foreign Corn had a satisfactory formulation of the principle of comparative advantage in 1814--one year before Torrens and three years before Ricardo.
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.