Mount Isa

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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.