N.T. (Northern Territory) - Subject of the federation in the Australian, in the north of the mainland. The capital and largest city - Darwin.
Northern Territory area, equal 1346 thousand. square. km, second only to Western Australia and Квинсленду.
The economy is based – mining. Only the share of the Northern Territory have 5% products of the mining industry in Australia. Most of the production accounts for uranium ore,Field Ranger and Nabarlek.
Much larger field and Dzhabiluka Kungarra until razrabatyvayutsya.Na Peninsula Arnhem Land developed rich bauxite deposit Gove. On the island of Groote Eylandt manganese ore mined.
Increases the production of gold and silver in Tennant Creek. Back in the mid 60's to the west of Alice Springs found deposits of oil and gas – Merino and Palm Valley. In 600 miles west of Darwin, in the Timor Sea, discovered a rich deposit Yabiru. In 1983 г. was put into the pipeline, at which gas is pumped into the Amadeus Basin to Alice Springs to supply the local thermal power plant, and 1986 г. completed the construction of the pipeline Palm Valley Darwin long 1500 km. g