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The Ramban to Bamidbar 33:1 quotes the Rambam in Moreh Nevuchim to answer your question. In a sentence, all of the locations are recorded so that the future generations know that our existence in the desert was maintained miraculously.
The Chuddushei Harim answers the significance of the encampments are that they are stops along the road of life. Somtimes we camp at Marrah(bitterness),somtimes we are in Miskah (sweetness).At times we are in Makheilos,surronded by friends and confidants. At times we feel we are at the K'tzei Hamidbar-lonely and in isolation at the desert's edge.There are ...
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