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Alice Springs, town (2016 pop. 23,726), 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.
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a town in central Australia, in the Northern Territory, in the Macdonnell Ranges. Pop.: 23 640 (2001)
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