Everyone called the new world badlands. "Makhóšiča", the Lakota Indians called it literally bad land. French trappers, "les mauvaises terres à traverser" – "the bad lands to cross". The Spanish named it tierra baldía ("waste land"), cárcava and malpais (badlands).

Blaine Reininger track Den Thimamai Tipota. Jeff Crouch photographs. Cecelia Chapman, Badlands series 2012.

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