Bad lands

Definition of Bad lands

Bad´ lands´
1.Barren regions, especially in the western United States, where horizontal strata (Tertiary deposits) have been often eroded into fantastic forms, and much intersected by cañons, and where lack of wood, water, and forage increases the difficulty of traversing the country, whence the name, first given by the Canadian French, Mauvaises Terres (bad lands).

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Badlands, Cornhusker State, Coyote State, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, Mount Rushmore State, NE, Nebraska, SD, South Dakota
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