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Alice Springs

Alice Springs (133.883E 23.700S) is located near the geographic center of Australia.  In 1941 it was the railhead for traffic from the more populous southeastern regions of the continent to points north. A road suitable for heavy vehicular traffic was built between Alice Springs and Darwin early in the war.

Rail connections

Port Augusta

Road connections

Daly Waters


Climate Information

Elevation 1901'

Temperatures: Jan 97/70, Apr 81/54, Jul 67/39, Oct 88/58, record 111/19

Rainfall: Jan 4/1.7, Apr 2/0.4, Jul 1/0.3, Oct 3/0.7 == 9.9" per annum


References

Alice Springs (accessed 2007-4-25)

Pearce and Smith (1990)



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