Mparntwe its traditional name for Alice Springs, which is referred to by the Aboriginal Arrernte people, the native title owners of this area.

In the Dreamtime, it is said after the caterpillar's created Emily Gap, the ancestral caterpillar spread out in different directions of Alice Springs and formed many significant land features seen today, such as Heavitree and Jessie Gap- part of the MacDonnell Ranges in central Australia.

Aboriginal word glossary