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Alice Springs,

town (1991 pop. 20,448), Northern Territory, Australia. It lies in a pastoral area surrounded by desert near the center of the continent and is a stop on the Adelaide Darwin Railway. The town became important as a telegraph station on the overland route from Adelaide to Darwin. It is now the focus of tourism for central Australia. Gold, copper, tungsten, and mica are mined in the area.

Alice Springs

a town in central Australia, in the Northern Territory, in the Macdonnell Ranges. Pop.: 23 640 (2001)
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