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Descent (40), January 1979
Collector's copy: price includes postage and takes condition and scarcity into account. See Description tab for details of condition and the Notes tab for general information about second-hand copies of Descent.
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Descent (40), January 1979
Mile and a Half of Superb Cave Passage Opened in King Pot
King Pot in Kingsdale has seen a major extension.
Eislufhöhle Still Going for CUCC
A Cambridge team is 1,148ft down in Austria’s Eislufhöhle
Vespers Pot: Under Our Noses All the Time!
Vespers Pot in Kingsdale proved easy to enter; you just had to have the luck of looking in the right place.
Death of Dr. E.K. Tratman
‘Trat’ has died; here is our tribute.
Reyfad Find Heads Into Mountain
Another kilometre of passage has been found in Reyfad Pot.
British Divers Set for World Record Dive at Keld Head
Preparations are underway to forge a major underwater link.
A pint at t’Heifer, then caving’s zaniest expedition sets off for Ecuador.
Return from Mulu
One of the largest expeditions ever organised by the Royal Geographical Society has returned from the caves of Mulu, having shot a television film to boot.
Doghole Reveals Devon’s Jewels
Doghole in Buckfastleigh has seen renewed interest – and an extension.
Exploring the Dachstein Massif
The Totes Gebirge of Austria calls to cavers ...
National Caving Association Commentary
Whether you agree with the red tape or not, the latest reports will affect you!
Cover: George Cooper laddering the Gouffre de Roque de Cor. Photo: Paul Deakin
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- January 1979
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- Pages and cover clean: very good with no inscriptions or marks. Staples with light rusting (as is often the case) but not materially affecting the paper. Crease to lower corner of back cover; some surface scuff marks consistent with age
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