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wasteland

a barren or desolate area of land, not or no longer used for cultivation or building
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In study the wastelands of Sirsa district, Haryana, have been delineated and mapped on 1: 50,000 scale through digital image processing of LANDSAT-ETM+ image of 2009.
Kamalakar Babu, the Chairman and Managing director of NREDCAP, AP under whose leadership the state of Andhra Pradesh has achieved this distinction stated that "We are taking our collective learning to do Bioenergy in a better and more effective manner." The state has a total of over 60 lakh acres of wastelands spread over 7 districts.
His study challenges some pervasive assumptions as he examines 19th-century crises, solitude and survival, Arnold and Tennyson (and the making of the modern wasteland), the Crimean War, and versions of urban apocalyptic in the poetry of Mathilde Blind, Robert Browning, and James Thomson.
Police are advising local off-road motorcyclists to steer clear of public wasteland and parklands.
Taken by themselves, they are not-so-vast wastelands. But the world of magazines is exceptionally diverse, with large differences in topics, points of view, seriousness, and quality.
He narrates rather than lectures and turns each situation into an adventure, whether looking for sheep in a blinding snow storm, exploring the frozen wastelands of Antarctica, clearing the ice from frozen metrological instruments.
takes place on the eve of the Apocalypse in the barren wastelands surrounding Winnipeg.
KILLED: Peter Hoe, right, wastelands that were the subject of a search, far right, and how told of the finds, below right
The primary purpose of the treaty is to list wetlands of international importance and to promote their wise use, with the ultimate goal of preserving the worlds wetlands by restricting access to the majority portion of wetland areas, as well as educating the public to combat the misconception that wetlands are wastelands. The Environmental Expert stressed the need for creating awareness to change the attitude of entire societies that wetlands are not wastelands but a valuable natural resources for human lives.
The project forms part of a masterplan by OMA to redevelop the industrial wastelands and former mines around Essen, in the heart of the Ruhr.