Definition of Simpson Desert in English:

Simpson Desert

Line breaks: Simp|son Des¦ert
Pronunciation: /sɪmpsənˈdɛzət
A desert in central Australia, situated between Alice Springs and the Channel Country to the east.


named in 1929 after A. A. Simpson, then president of the Royal Geographical Society of Australia.

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