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Descent (26)
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Descent (26)


Descent (26), January 1974


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Descent (26), January 1974

Manor Farm Swallet, a Major Mendip Dig Find

The dig at Manor Farm Swallet on Mendip dates back to 1947 – but now the effort has finally paid off.

NSS Team Brings SRT Expertise to Europe’s Pots

For three weeks, an American team has tackled the deep caves of the Astraka Plateau in Greece.

BUSS to the Picos de Europa

Birmingham USS members have taken on a trip to Spain and, typically, made a major discovery on the last but one day.

The Czech Congress: Bonhomie Despite Red Tape

The International Congress of Speleology in the Czech Republic has closed – but it’s Britain next!

Porth-yr-Ogof Inquest

The coroner’s findings after the death of junior soldier Graham Alston led to new recommendations for visits to the cave.

The Hardware Scene

The Skyhook

Here’s a full design specification for making a skyhook ...

Arctomys Pot ... Now Deepest in Canada and USA

This past summer saw some major work going on in British Columbia, where the Top of the World region has produced some record-breaking caves.

Staggering Challenge of PNG’s Atea River Sink

Papua New Guinea expedition reveals an area rich in potential for years to come.

Shepton Mallet Finds Achieve Record Length for Lava Cave

The annual Shepton Mallet CC expedition visited Tenerife in 1973 and broke the record books.

Cambridge Confident of 3,000ft Pot Discovery in 1974

The Cambridge UCC expedition to the Pyrenees has achieved several notable successes.

Cover: The old roof traverse in Lost John's Cave. Photo: P.R. Sanderson

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Small format: 16cm x 20cm approx.
48 inc. cover
Publication date:
January 1974
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Descent (43)

Descent (43), September 1979 OUT OF PRINT Check here to see if a second-hand issue is available Not all of our second-hand issues are online, so please ask if you do not find what you are looking for

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