Definition of MacDonnell Ranges in English:

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MacDonnell Ranges

Pronunciation: /məkˈdɒn(ə)l/
A series of mountain ranges extending westwards from Alice Springs in Northern Territory, Australia. The highest peak is Mount Zeil, which rises to a height of 1,531 m (5,023 ft).

Origin

Named after Sir Richard MacDonnell, governor of South Australia when John McDouall Stuart explored the ranges in 1860.

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