Adelie Land is a meteorite discovered on December 5, 1912, in Antarctica by Francis Howard Bickerton (1889-1954), a member of Sir Douglas Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition. It was named after Adélie Land and it was the first meteorite found in Antarctica.
Only one fragment of about 1 kilogram (2.2 lb) was found. It was classified as L5 ordinary chondrite.
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