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Mount Isa

a city in NE Australia in NW Queensland: mining of copper and other minerals. Pop.: 20 525 (2001)

Mount Isa

 

a city in Australia, in Queensland. Population, 25,000 (1971). It is served by railroad and is a highway junction. Mount Isa is a large mining center for copper and polymetallic ores. Lead, zinc, and copper are smelted there, after which they are shipped by railroad to the port of Townsville for export.

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In this essay I pursue these questions by exploring the landscape of public history in the city of Mount Isa in northwestern Queensland.
major copper and base metal mines including Mount Isa Mines.
The mayor, John Molony, caused consternation when he told a regional newspaper, "With five blokes to every girl, may I suggest that beauty-disadvantaged women should proceed to Mount Isa.
George's sister-in-law and family spread the ashes at a local beauty spot near Mount Isa.
The ownership of Townsville and Mount Isa airports in Queensland, Australia, has transferred to Queensland Airports Ltd (QAL).
BRISBANE, Australia, March 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Douglas Kirwin, Ivanhoe Mines' Executive Vice-President, Exploration, announced today that the company has discovered a new deposit of potentially significant, iron oxide copper-gold (IOCG) mineralization at its Cloncurry Project, approximately 160 kilometres southeast of Mount Isa, in northwestern Queensland, Australia.
But Tassell, born in Mount Isa, warned: "The Kiwis are second favourites and Lebanon have some talented players.
aegypti, extending from the islands of Torres Strait in the north, to Mount Isa and Boulia in the west, possibly to Roma in the south, and to Gladstone on the east coast (41).
Morland spent the first 24 years of his career at various mining operations in Australia, notably 16 years at Mount Isa Mines where, at different times, he held the position of Manager in both its mining and smelting operations.
Chief pilot John Logan said Vita had worked and lived at the company's base in Mount Isa, Queensland, for the past few months.
Baldwin began his career with the Mount Isa Mine in Australia.
Helpless the two planes followed as it flew on north-east across the desert, and towards the mining town of Mount Isa before crashing at 2.