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Descent (110), February 1993

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Descent (110), February 1993

Nidderdale Nights

Len Cook continues his series of articles on northern caving in the post-war years with this story of activities in Nidderdale.

The Lost River of Kinvarra

Kinvarra is a small village on Galway Bay, and the centre of a richly attractive system waiting to be explored by divers. Martyn Farr reports.

The Caves of Thunder

Breathtaking exploration in the Baliem River sink in Irian Jaya.

A Return to Cuetzalan

In late December 1991 a British team flew to Mexico to meet with local cavers to explore the caves of Cuetzalan. As original surveys had been lost, they intended to resurvey the 22km long Sistema Cuetzalan system, which consists of several linked caves. The story of the final day’s caving is here told by Bob North.

Care and Maintenance of Caving Ropes

Dave Elliot covers what we should all be doing to care for that most precious commodity: the rope that our lives are suspended by.

The Descent Caption Competition

The results of the current competition – read and giggle! – and you can also find the answers to our Christmas crossword puzzle.

Cover: Gavin Newman in Illu River Cave, Irian Jaya, using helmet radios and a modified tripod bolted to the river passage wall. Photo: Kev Senior

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