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Descent (43)
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Descent (43)

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Descent (43), September 1979

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Description

Contents

Descent (43), September 1979

A Caver’s Approach to Sound Transmission Via the Ground

How well does sound travel through the ground – and what use the information might be put to.

Progress at the Pengelly Cave Studies Centre

Work on Pengelly’s centre in Devon is ongoing, as is research in the caves.

Cave Exploration in the USSR

A resume of work conducted in the USSR: all the facts and figures.

Gaping Ghyll Still has that Old Magic!

The thrill of a first descent of Gaping Gill’s main shaft.

Stereo Photography Underground

David Leonard shows us how to shoot stereo photos and contact like-minded photographers.

Rescueeing: The New Sport for Maxifame!

Bob Leakey is challenging the humour monkeys again!

Cave Rescue Organisation: Nursemaid to the Non-Self-Sufficient Caver?

Jim Eyre wonders whether having a rescue organisation to hand makes it more likely that we take chances.

Cover: Rob Cobon on the final pitch of Alum Pot. Photo: Dave Elliot

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Data sheet

Binding:
Card cover
Size:
A4
New or used:
Descent: second-hand
Pages:
40
Publication date:
September 1979
ISSN:
0046-0036
Detailed condition:
Pages and cover clean, staples not rusty. Name of owner and issue number written on cover. Very good overall
Stock no:
sh714

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