Macdonnell Ranges


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Macdonnell Ranges

(məkˈdɒnəl)
pl n
(Placename) a mountain system of central Australia, in S central Northern Territory, extending about 160 km (100 miles) east and west of Alice Springs. Highest peak: Mount Zeil, 1531 m (5024 ft)
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Art depicting MacDonnell Ranges ghost gums hanging in a 1950s middle-class Melbourne living room may seem cliched today, but the image betrayed something far more profound about what was then a still-embryonic national culture.
Without clearance, the only way to see Pine Gap is by air or by climbing the craggy ridges of the Macdonnell Ranges that surround the site.
The project has created local jobs and will continue to support jobs and tourism by delivering a better experience for travellers in the West MacDonnell Ranges, Ms Moss said.
US-Australian Listening and Tracking Base that covers the Asia-Pacific Region located in Pine Gap at MacDonnell Ranges near Alice Springs in central Australia is most valuable to Washington.
Henbury Station covers more than 500,000 hectares (5,000 square kilometres) extending south from the spectacular MacDonnell Ranges across the vast, open red plains of the diverse Finke bioregion.
I am thinking particularly of his panorama of a Pintubi hunting party to the west of the MacDonnell Ranges taken in the mid-1930s.
We probably could have stayed at the park longer, but by mid-afternoon our brains were full and the camels were calling--the camels at Pyndan Camel Tracks, about eight miles outside of town at the base of the ancient MacDonnell Ranges.
Approaching Alice Springs, the train passes through the striking MacDonnell Ranges, the only set of hills until the Flinders Ranges near Adelaide.
The town sits in the middle of MacDonnell ranges, whose soaring peaks and quiet shady spots are a welcome contrast to the drive down from Darwin.
The central rock rat was found two years ago by amateur naturalists in the Macdonnell Ranges west of Alice Springs, 36 years after its last reported sighting.
For the remaining couple of hours of the journey the train heads arrow straight on its course to Alice Springs before passing through the Heavitree gap in the MacDonnell Ranges.