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Descent (4), May 1969
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Descent (4), May 1969
Take Care, You Cavernicolous Subtroglophile You!
Our subterranean fauna is in danger – from us! Here’s how we should take care of our underground environment to help our minibeasts survive.
Taking the Plunge – In Safety
Derek Appleing describes a new descender that he has designed.
The lessons we must learn from a fatal accident at Meregill Hole.
Busy Spring for CDG
Here’s a round-up of the latest diving discoveries.
Swiss Cave Finds for Rugby Scouts
Exploration in the Bernese Oberland has revealed several new caves.
North Wales Rescue Team Aid Mine Search
Morfa Ddu saw a major rescue callout when the shaft entrance collapsed and took a local child with it.
Cover: Ladder climbing. Artwork: Tony Payne
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- Card cover
- Small format: 16cm x 20cm approx.
- New or used:
- Descent: second-hand
- 36 inc. cover
- Publication date:
- February 1969
- Back issues:
- In stock: 34, 37-38, 45, 48-58, 64-67, 69-107, 109-110, 112 to current issue
- Detailed condition:
- Scarce item. Bend to upper front cover corner + first couple of pages, Club library stamp to p1
- Very good
- One copy available. Price includes UK postage. Please contact us direct for other destinations
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- Postage included in price
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