Adelie Land

noun
a costal region of Antarctica to the south of Australia; noted for its large colonies of penguins
Syn: ↑Terre Adelie, ↑Adelie Coast
Part Holonyms: ↑Antarctica, ↑Antarctic continent

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  • Adélie Land — This article is about the French claimed sector of Antarctica. For the French colonies in South America, see France Antarctique. Adélie Land Terre Adélie …   Wikipedia

  • Adelie Land — 67.183333142.383333 Koordinaten: 67° 11′ 0″ S, 142° 23′ 0″ O Der Meteorit Adelie Land (benannt nach dem Adelieland) wurde am 5. Dezember 1912 in der Antarktis (67°11 S, 142°23 E) durch Frank Bickerton (1889 1954) auf …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Adelie-Land — Adelieland Terre Adélie Basisdaten Staatsform: Französisches Überseeterritorium …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Adélie Land — noun One of the five French Southern and Antarctic Lands, a subdivision of the Antarctic …   Wiktionary

  • Adelie Land (Meteorit) — Der Meteorit Adelie Land (benannt nach dem Adelieland) wurde am 5. Dezember 1912 in der Antarktis (67°11 S, 142°23 E) durch Frank Bickerton (1889 1954) auf einer durch den australischen Antarktisforscher Douglas Mawson geleiteten Expedition… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Adélie Land meteorite — The Meteorite Adélie Land (named for Adélie Land) was discovered on December 5, 1912 in antarctica (67°11 S, 142°23 E) by Frank Bickerton (1889 1954).It has a mass of one kilogram and was classified as L5 Chondrite. It was the first meteorite… …   Wikipedia

  • Adélie Coast — [ad′ə lē΄; ] Fr [ ȧ dā lē′] region in Antarctica, south of Australia, claimed by France: 166,800 sq mi (432,010 sq km): also Adélie Land, Fr. name Terre Adélie [ter ȧ dā lē′] …   English World dictionary

  • Adélie Coast — /euh day lee/; Fr. /ann day lee / a coastal region of Antarctica, south of Australia: claimed by France. * * * ▪ region, Antarctica also called  Adélie Land,         part of the coast of Wilkes Land in eastern Antarctica, extending from Claire… …   Universalium

  • Adelie Coast — noun a costal region of Antarctica to the south of Australia; noted for its large colonies of penguins • Syn: ↑Adelie Land, ↑Terre Adelie • Instance Hypernyms: ↑geographical area, ↑geographic area, ↑geographical region, ↑geographic region …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adélie Coast — /ədili ˈkoʊst/ (say uhdeelee kohst) noun a coastal region of Antarctica south of Australia; under French sovereignty. Also, Adélie Land …   Australian English dictionary

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