Synonyms to backlands

wilderness, Arabia Deserta, Chinese puzzle, Death Valley, Gordian knot, Lebensraum, Rube Goldberg contraption, Sahara, air space, back country, back of beyond, backcountry, backwoods, barren, barren land, barrens, boondock, boondocks, borderland, brush, bush, bush country, bushveld, can of worms, clear space, clearance, clearing, complex, desert, desolation, distant prospect, dust bowl, empty view, forests, frontier, glade, heath, hinterland, howling wilderness, jungle, karroo, knot, labyrinth, living space, lunar landscape, lunar waste, maze, meander, mesh, mess, open country, open space, outback, outpost, perplex, plain, prairie, ravel, salt flat, snafu, snake pit, snarl, steppe, tangle, tangled skein, terrain, territory, the bush, timbers, uninhabited region, up-country, virgin land, virgin territory, waste, wasteland, weary waste, webwork, wheels within wheels, wide-open spaces, wild, wild West, wildness, wilds, woodlands, woods