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Location
The Northern Territory (NT) encompasses the central and northern central region of Australia. Also known as simply Northern Territory and abbreviated NT. Borders Queensland to the east, South Australia to the south and Western Australia to the west. To the north borders the Timor Sea, Arafura Sea and Gulf of Carpentaria. The Stuart Highway connects Darwin southward via Tennant Creek then onward to Alice Springs and ends at Port Augusta in South Australia.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, Darwin was targeted by Japanese aircraft and subjected to air raids. The entire Darwin area was developed into many airfields and bases used by the Allies for the duration of the Pacific War.


Darwin  located on the coast bordering Darwin Harbor and beyond the Timor Sea.
Darwin Harbor  borders Darwin on the north coast of Australia.
Adelaide River  located near Darwin includes Adelaide River Airfield and Adelaide River Cemetery.
Brocks Creek  located roughly 100km south of Darwin includes Fenton Airfied.
Gove  located on the Gove Peninsula includes Gove Airfield (Nhulunbuy).
Pine Creek  located roughly 100km south of Darwin.
Manbulloo  inland location along the Stewart Highway.
Katherine  inland location along the Stewart Highway.
Daly Waters (Dalys Waters)  located in the inland.

Offshore Islands
Millingimbi Island (Yurruwi)  located off the north coast includes Millingimbi Airfield.
Melville Island  located to the north of Darwin.
Bathurst Island  located to the north of Darwin includes Bathurst Island Airfield.
Groote Eylandt  located to the east of Darwin includes Groote Eylandt Airfield.

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019

 

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