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Descent (23)
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Descent (23)


Descent (23), April 1973


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Descent (23), April 1973

British Bottom Spluga in Record Time

The latest expedition ranks the Italian system of the Spluga della Preta as the hardest cave in the world!

White Rose Fail to Pass Corchia Choke

The final choke in the Antro del Corchia has repulsed all attempts to extend the cave.

UBSS Tackle 669ft Puzzle Shaft

In Yugoslavia for a change, UBSS cavers push a deep system.

Poland: Technical Nightmare for WSG

Westminster SG members find the caves in Poland some of the most technically difficult they have ever encountered.

PSM and M3 Link ‘Imminent’

The summer of 1972 saw a large British contingent in France, hoping to forge a major link.

Spain Tightens Cave Access

New ramifications to the Spanish cave access system make themselves felt.

CRG Ponder Up-dating of Survey Grading

There are recommended changes to surveying grades on their way.

Ogof Dydd Byraf

The story behind the fight to save a cave situated in a Welsh quarry.

The NCA – Its Role in British Caving

Finally, the Sports Council has recognised that caving is not your average sport!

Cover: Lifelining the second pitch in New Goydon Pot. Photo: Paul Deakin

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Card cover
Small format: 16cm x 20cm approx.
40 inc. cover
Publication date:
April 1973
Back issues:
In stock: 34, 37-38, 45, 48-58, 64-67, 69-107, 109-110, 112 to current issue
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