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Alice Springs

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Alice Springs is the third largest town in the Northern Territory, Australia. Popularly known as "the Alice" or simply "Alice", Alice Springs is situated in the geographic centre of Australia near the southern border of the Northern Territory.

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Google previewsplinter of night (2015)

by Roland Reitmair

The area around Alice Springs is a place without buts about it – bare landscape, bleak, unconditionally real, though somehow honest and sweltering heat like in an oven. The sun is already low, but despite dry air the heat is hardly bearable.

Google previewThe Native Tribes of Central Australia (1899)

by Sir Baldwin Spencer, Francis James Gillen

Close to Alice Springs is an ancient hollow tree which is supposed to form a favourite entrance of the Iruntarinia of that district to the caves, which, according to native belief, stretch out for many miles underground. When a spirit individual goes ...

Google previewSource Book in Anthropology (1920)

by Alfred Louis Kroeber, Thomas Talbot Waterman

Close to Alice Springs is a large and important witchetty grub totem center or Oknanikilla. Here there were deposited in the Alcheringa a large number of Churinga carried by witchetty grub men and women. A large number of prominent rocks ...

Google previewNational Geographic Learning’s Visual Geography of Travel and Tourism (2014)

by Jan van Harssel, Richard H Jackson, Lloyd E. Hudman

Alice Springs is an oasis in the remote Outback, accounting for the low number ...

Google previewTotemism. Reprinted from the first edition, Edinburgh, 1887. The origin of totemism. Reprinted from the fortnightly review, April and May, 1899. The beginnings of religion and totemism among the Australian aborigines. Reprinted from the Fortnightly review, July and September 1905. An ethnographical survey of totemism (1910)

by Sir James George Frazer

Close conception, to Alice Springs is a large and important witchetty grub totem centre or oknanikilla. Here there were deposited in the alcheringa a large number of churinga carried by witchetty grub men and women. A large number of ...

Google previewMarriage and Worship in Early Societies (1986)

by Sir James George Frazer

Close conception, to Alice Springs is a large and important witchetty grub totem centre or oknanikilla.

Google previewCritical Systemic Praxis for Social and Environmental Justice (2004)

Participatory Policy Design and Governance for a Global Age by Janet McIntyre-Mills

Alice Springs is a place where the turnover of residents is very high and thus the transitory nature of life in the community is a contributory factor to mental health. Transience adds to the usual stresses of living in any community. But in Alice ...

Google previewManual of Travel Agency Practice (2012)

by Jane Archer, Gwenda Syratt

Alice Springs is an important centre for departure point for excursions of all kinds into the mysterious Australian outback, including Ayers Rock. Victoria Capital city – Melbourne. The Garden State – has 30 National Parks, over 100 wineries.

Google previewRemaking Men (1997)

Jung, Spirituality and Social Change by David J. Tacey

Alice Springs is a long way from the San Francisco Bay Area. Here, if two men walked down the street arm-in-arm, well, they would most likely not get to the end of the first city block. If aggressively homophobic 'ordinary citizens' do not ...

Google previewCatalyst (2005)

The Power of the Media and the Public to Make Change by Madonna King

Alice Springs is a big country town. People nod at each other in the street, they know who belongs there, and they are aware of who might be just passing through. So on this afternoon it wasn't unusual that Peter Toyne and Roland Ebatarinja ...

Google previewTotemism and Exogamy, Vol. I (in Four Volumes) (2010)

by James George Frazer

Close conception, to Alice Springs is a large and important witchetty grub totem centre or oknanikilla.

Google previewResearch Methods in the Social Sciences (2004)

by Bridget Somekh, Cathy Lewin

Alice Springs is a one-off town that is hard to anonymize and if you live and work there then there is little privacy for those in public positions as everyone knows everyone else. accounts. Key concepts Bridget Somekh Through the habit of ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Australia (2014)

by Norman Abjorensen, James C. Docherty

ALICE SPRINGS. Known colloquially as “the Alice” or just “Alice,” it is a town of 25,000 people situated at the geographic center of Australia near the southern border of the Northern Territory. The town straddles the usually dry Todd River on ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Australian Aborigines (2010)

by Mitchell Rolls, Murray Johnson

ALICE SPRINGS TOWN CAMPS • 19 equality and status, and, partly owing to discriminatory practices in the retail sector as well as through preference, Aboriginal people frequently consumed alcohol in public spaces where they came to the ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2003)

Allen, Northwest Alice Springs region. Dialects are Eastern Anmatyerre, Western Anmatyerre (Kalenthelkwe, Kelenthwelkere, Kelentheyewelrere). Eastern Arrernte: also called Eastern Aranda, Arunta. 1,500 speakers in ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Mammals (2006)

by Murray Wrobel

Rodentia - Muridae e Alice Springs Mouse; Djoongari Mouse; Shark Bay Mouse; Djoongari; Alice Springs Pseudo Rat; Field's Australian Native Mouse; Field's Mouse d Fields Australische Kleinmaus; Alice-Springs-Maus f Souris d' Australie ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Catch Phrases (2003)

by Eric Partridge

Alice Springs. See: from arsehole. Alice. See: knock three times: up Alice's. Alice Springs. See: from arsehole. Alice, where artthou ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Drink (2005)

An A-Z of Alcoholic Beverages by Ned Halley

Alice Springs brand name for red and white wines of Chateau Hornsby, Alice Springs in Australia's Northern Territory. Possibly the most improbable vineyard in the world, depending on irrigation and a climate- controlled subterranean winery.

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

Alice Springs AUSTRALIA, 1901 Early use is always preceded by ®the ̄. [M]ost of them go straight up the main road to Katharine from Alice. ¦ The Guardian, 29 May 2001 Alice B. Toklas brownies noun chocolate brownies laced with ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

equipment Alice The Alice–Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia; Allis- Chalmers Manufacturing Company (stock exchange slang) ALICE Artillery Line Communications Equipment Alick Alexander ALICS Advanced Logistics Information ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Rose Science, Three-Volume Set (2003)

by Thomas Debener, Serge Gudin

Alice Springs LCl, lp; cupped, moderate; Peden; (Weatherly, L.) 'Alice.

Google previewWorld Gazetteer and Geographical Dictionary

Alice Springs), for administrative purposes. N. Australia consists of rolling country , with tableland of ArnhemLandinN. ; Central Australia is similar in structure, with plateau in centre. Rising from this plateau are Macdonnell Mts. Plateau region ...

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