July 25, 2021

Old Places

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Message in bottle found on Western Australia beach

Message in bottle found on Western Australia beach

World’s oldest message in a bottle

In 1886, sailors on a German barque tossed a gin bottle with a message inside into ocean waters. One hundred and thirty-one years later, the bottle was discovered on a beach on the western coast of Australia. Read more here.


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