USA: After over half a century on ice, Hershey bar returns to its maker
A white chocolate Hershey bar buried at the South Pole over 60 years ago has returned to the confectionery giant to go on public view until 31 January 2002. The 1937 Field Ration Bar was discovered near the runway at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in 2 1/2 foot of ice by explorer Douglas Stoup in January. It has been established that the chocolate was buried along with other supplies by Adm Richard Byrd's third expedition, who intended to dig it up later.
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