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Montevideo, August 17th 2017 - 06:01 UTC

Century old English fruitcake found in Antarctica: could belong to Scott's expedition

Saturday, August 12th 2017 - 07:59 UTC
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New Zealand scientists have found a 'perfectly preserved' 106-year-old fruitcake in a remote Antarctic hut. The delicacy, made by British cake makers Huntley and Palmers, was still wrapped in paper and encased in the remains of a tin-plated iron alloy tin, the researchers at the Antarctic Heritage Trust in Christchurch said in a statement on Thursday. Read full article


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  • EscoSesDoidao

    Thought David Starkey had got lost when I first looked at the headline.

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  • Pytangua

    Not Starkey, more likely it is a fruitcake called Margaret Thatcher.

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