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Descent (216)
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Descent (216), October 2010

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Descent (216), August 2010

Caving with the Mother of God

When science required speleothems and the weather data they contain from the limestones of southern Chile, cavers were only too eager to lend a hand.

Gear Review

CTS Rope Rat

A new and unusual SRT accessory is put through its paces.

Beyond Portal Pool

Each winter there's frustration when access is denied to the further reaches of Charterhouse Cave, despite the presence of tantalising, ongoing leads.

Sun, Sea and Speleology

Exploration in Thailand awaits cavers willing to arrange a holiday with a difference.

Lighting the Darkness

Not all pictures are created the same: here's a different approach to cave photography.

Matienzo: a Fiesta at Fifty

Can it really be fifty years since explorations began in Matienzo? It must be, as the British team has organised a fiesta.

If White Nose Comes to Britain

White Nose Syndrome is proving the scourge of bats in North America. Now, it has been confirmed as present in Europe: what should we do if we spot an infected bat in the UK?

The Descent Caption Competition

Napoleon Comes to Town

Your reminder to enter our competition to win an oversuit, by simply making us all laugh.

Cover: Annie Guiraud in the lower levels of Grotte de la Cocalière, France. Photo: Philippe Crochet

Back cover: Experimenting with light: a limestone mine and White Scar Cave. Photos: Rob Eavis

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