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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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According to Australian media, police searching for a missing person 100 miles north of Barrow Creek decided to search the spot on the way home to Alice Springs following a tipoff.
Moore will partner Deauville, whose Tryos Stakes form was boosted by Sanus Per Aquam in Newmarket yesterday, in the Group 2 Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes while Moyglare third Alice Springs will represent Ballydoyle in the Group 1 Connolly's Red Mills Cheveley Park Stakes.
That Ballydoyle quartet consisted of Cabaret, Together, Maybe and Wonderfully, and Alice Springs, 16-1 for the Qipco 1,000 Guineas, is joined by stablemate Way To My Heart, a first-timer who is a sister to 2014 Irish Derby runner-up Kingfisher.
An early hotel departure (to avoid the predicted 36C) took us to the impressive Alice Springs School of the Air, which has been educating children remotely (initially by radio, now by computer) since 1951 and covers 521,000 sq miles, making it the largest classroom in the world.
The 6 persons whose illnesses were diagnosed as endemic melioidosis were treated at the central Australia hospitals in Alice Springs and Tennant Creek (Table).
Despite Graeme Swann's 4-56 and fellow tweaker Monty Panesar 3-41, another inept performance from the tourists' pacemen was the talking point of their 42-run first-innings loss which finally petered out into a draw in Alice Springs a week after a humbling defeat in the first Ashes Test.
Average temperatures in Alice Springs at that time of year hover around 35 degrees, meaning England's players will be battling the elements when they take on the Chairman's XI four days after the completion of the first Test.
By issuing the order, Alice Springs residents would be provided certainty since it would require surrender of the current exploration licence granted to joint venture partners Paladin Energy and Cameco, a Canadian firm.
We are proud to be among the first in Australia to use this technology on this scale, and to make the benefits of solar power available to all residents in Alice Springs," said Andrew Macrides, managing director, Power and Water Corporation Northern Territory.
com A Qantas package, incl flights ex-Heathrow to Alice Springs (via Melbourne), Ayers Rock to Adelaide (via Alice Springs), and Adelaide-London (via Melbourne or Singapore) starts at pounds 1,038 (incl taxes and surcharges) on early departures April 16-June 20 Qantas Holidays package including Ayers Rock, two nights at The Lost Camel, three days/two nights Uluru Red Centre and Goanna Dreaming, two nights Alice Springs and four nights at Crown Plaza Hotel, Adelaide, leads in at pounds 2,199, on deps April 16-June 20 Qantas operates 28 flights weekly ex-Heathrow to Australia, with Qantas domestic network connecting to more than 50 destinations Down Under Qantas Holidays: 0208 222 9124 and www.
Alice Springs Public Library and ABC Radio Alice Springs, both serving a community of nearly 30,000 people in Central Australia, are collecting oral histories together.
By mid-September, Alice Springs Airport in the Northern Territory was expecting to receive around 28% of its total power requirement from the sun following the commissioning of a 235kW solar power station using new concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) technology.