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Descent (187), December 2005

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Descent (187), December 2005

Gear Review

Traser Titan P6506

Traser diving watches, with unique highly visible faces, are under scrutiny in this review.

Of Northern Bats and Caves

Cavers are used to spotting bats underground – but what of their distribution? Research in the Yorkshire Dales is revealing more of our furry friends’ habits and their cave-dwelling lifestyle.

The Descent Caption Competition

Wieliczka Salt Mine and Captain Jack’s Cave

The familiar Descent Caption Competition closes as another opens, with a stunning array of prizes – enter now and you could be one of the thirteen lucky winners.

A Taste of Nullarbor

The Nullarbor of Australia is a bleak, desolate place – but one which is filled with opportunities for cave exploration.

The Caves of Cadair Fawr

In a little-frequented caving region of Wales, a group of cavers have withstood floods that submerged them and near-miss collapses in their relentless search for new passage.

The Bar in the Rock

If only Merlin had been at the dig, perhaps the bar in the rock would not have been a barrier to progress.

Cavers Go Back to School

The annual speleo-fest this year headed for Mendip. Here is part one of our report on Hidden Earth 2005.

Images from the Past

Ken’s Coming of Age

A photograph brings back memories of a youthful Ken Pearce, the Iron Man of caving.

The Descent in Descent

With the release of the caving movie The Descent on DVD, we have a copy and a DVD player to give away.

Cover: Diving in Murra-El-Elevyn, Nullabor, Australia. Photo: Martyn Farr

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