Definition of Adélie Land in English:

Adélie Land

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Pronunciation: /aˈdeɪli
 
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(also Adélie Coast)
  • A section of the Antarctic continent south of the 60th parallel, between Wilkes Land and King George V Land.

Origin

named after Adélie, wife of the French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville, who discovered the area in 1840.

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