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A message in a bottle, tossed into the ocean at Cape Cod by a scientist in 1956, was just found in Nova Scotia.

A message in a bottle, tossed into the ocean at Cape Cod by a scientist in 1956, was just found in Nova Scotia.

The drift bottle was among thousands dumped in the Atlantic Ocean between 1956 and 1972 as part of Bumpus’ study of surface and bottom currents. About 10 percent of the 300,000 bottles have been found over the years.