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Descent (6)
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Descent (6)

D926

Descent (6), August 1969

SECOND-HAND

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Description

Contents

Descent (6), August 1969


Route Severity Diagrams

How can we cavers show, in a simple diagram, routes, connections and severity of the systems we explore?


Discovery of Ogof Pen Cyfrwy

A new cave has been found in the cliffs of Pembrokeshire.


Make Your Own Caving Gloves

In the best traditions of DIY, here’s how to modify industrial gloves for underground use.


BUG Tell Their Tale

Here’s how Birmingham Underground Group began ...


Knotlow Mine Pushed Past Sump

There’s a new extension in Knotlow Mine in the Peak District.


It’s Expedition Time for British Cavers

We present details of where British teams are heading this summer.


Porth-yr-Ogof’s Secrets

Mel Davies reports on the diving discoveries being made in Porth yr Ogof.


British Apuanian Expedition

A gallery discovered during the latest expedition to Italy marks the team’s success in Corchia.


Route Finding: Will This ‘Toilet Roll’ Solve the Problem?

In a complex system, will taking a toilet-roll-shaped survey help?


Down the Pot ... With Santa Maria

Jim Eyre joins Descent with the first of many of his caving tales, told in his distinctive and outrageous style. Here, he’s been caving in Spain.


Manchester Maypole into Marble Steps Pot Extension

Maypoling has proved the vital key to gain a high-level series in Marble Steps Pot.


Cover: Ladder climbing. Artwork: Tony Payne


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Product Details
D926
Used

Data sheet

Binding:
Card cover
Size:
Small format: 16cm x 20cm approx.
New or used:
Descent: second-hand
Pages:
36 inc. cover
Publication date:
August 1969
ISSN:
0046-0036
Detailed condition:
Very good, pages clean, corners good, staples good; slight aging to cover. A scarce edition
Condition:
Very good
Availability:
One copy available. Price includes UK postage. Please contact us direct for other destinations
Stock no:
sh1080

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