Thornton's film transforms the bones of this storyline into a period western, set among the vast plains, open skies and rugged rock formations of the MacDonnell Ranges
near Alice Springs.
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.
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
You'll also find the iconic natural wonders of Uluru, Mount Kata Tjuta, the MacDonnell Ranges
and Kings Canyon.
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.