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A track or road through wild or uncultivated country:‘drivers should exercise great caution on bush tracks’
- ‘Most of these visitors had no idea how to reach the blowholes, as there was then only an unmarked bush track leading to them.’
- ‘I have slept on a pile of rucksacks in the back of a truck bumping along rough bush tracks.’
- ‘He, and his fellow workers, often travelled the lonely and unmade bush tracks for hundreds of kilometres on push bike.’
- ‘There are many kilometers of superb riding on rough bush tracks and tight single tracks.’
- ‘A densely overgrown 3km bush track leading to an emergency helicopter landing pad was cleared using a variety of "weapons" supplied by National Parks rangers.’
- ‘The rally took entrants along bush tracks to Roma in Queensland via Moree, Narrabri and St George.’
- ‘" One man was jogging along a bush track, and a kangaroo jumped out.’
- ‘You'll head out via the scrub and bush tracks, up through Humphries and Milltown and out around the Arahura River and return.’
- ‘When they first rattled along the bush track to Whispers they found themselves facing something very unusual indeed.’
- ‘He's our guide on the bush track just outside his home in the Blue Mountains.’
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