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Descent (8), November 1969
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Descent (8), November 1969
Take a Cool Look at your Tackle
Caving safety relies on you: check your tackle carefully and avoid using either worn or badly designed kit.
The Re-Opening of Earl Pot
Earl Pot near Sell Gill Holes in the Yorkshire Dales, discovered in the early 1950s, has been refound and surveyed.
Dry Sump Key to Ogof Afon Hepste
Mel Davies reports on discoveries in the Hepste river valley in South Wales.
Long Rake Mine
A description and survey of Long Rake Founder Shaft and what lies beneath in this Derbyshire mine.
South Wales Success for Piano Tuners’ League
Ogof Garreg Fawr has been extended to a respectable length cave of 500 yards.
This is Aggie ... That Was
It’s time to challenge the record books for the fastest trip around Agen Allwedd.
Minus 1,500 Feet for Epos Chasm Team
Jim Eyre has been to the Epos Chasm in Greece for an attempt on the world record depth.
- Card cover
- Small format: 16cm x 20cm approx.
- 36 inc. cover
- Publication date:
- November 1969
- Back issues:
- In stock: 34, 37-38, 45, 48-58, 64-67, 69-107, 109-110, 112 to current issue
- Detailed condition:
- Pages clean, cover clean other than issue number added by previous owner, only minimal rust to staples (a common defect), slight impact damage to c.1cm of edge of rear cover. An extremely good copy of this scarce edition
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