Wilderness

Wilderness or wildland is a natural environment on Earth that has not been significantly modified by civilized human activity. It may also be defined as: `The most intact, undisturbed wild natural areas left on our planet—those last truly wild places that humans do not control and have not developed with roads, pipelines or other industrial inf....
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wilderness

[n] - a wild and uninhabited area
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Wilderness

• (v. t.) A tract of land, or a region, uncultivated and uninhabited by human beings, whether a forest or a wide, barren plain; a wild; a waste; a desert; a pathless waste of any kind. • (v. t.) A disorderly or neglected place. • (v. t.) Quality or state of being wild; wildness.
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wilderness

wild noun a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition; `it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers`
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Wilderness

Wil'der·ness noun [ Middle English wildernesse , wilderne ,probably from Anglo-Saxon wildor a wild beast; confer Dutch wildernis wilderness. See Wilder , transitive verb ] 1. A tract of land, or a region, uncultivated and uninhabite...
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wilderness

A tract or region uncultivated and uninhabited by human beings, essentially undisturbed by human activity, together with its naturally developed life community, generally an empty pathless area.
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Wilderness

An area of federal land, usually 5,000 acres or more, where the impact of man is largely unnoticeabl
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wilderness

Area of uninhabited land that has never been disturbed by humans, usually located some distance from towns and cities. According to estimates by US group Conservation International, 52% (90 million sq km/35 million sq mi) of the Earth's total land area was still undisturbed in 1994
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Wilderness

By federal definition, a wilderness is an area where humans are just visitors; the land isn't maintained, and motorized vehicles aren't allowed. Most campsites do not qualify as wilderness by this standard.
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wilderness

Land that, together with its plant and animal communities, is in a state that has not been substantially modified by and is remote from the influences of European settlement or is capable of being restored to such a state; is of sufficient size to make its maintenance in such a state feasible; and is capable of providing opportunities for solitud.....
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Wilderness

Undeveloped land and associated water resources retaining their primeval character and influence.
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wilderness

wild, unsettled area
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wilderness

wilderness, land retaining its primeval character with the imprint of humans minimal or unnoticeable. In the United States, the Wilderness Act of 1964 established the National Wilderness Preservation System with a nucleus of 9 million acres (3.6 million hectares) of land in 54 different areas, mostl...
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