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Descent (62)
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Descent (62)

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Descent (62), January 1985

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Contents

Descent (62), January 1985

Swan Dike Pot

Martin Butterworth reports on Airedale CC’s autumn discovery in Penyghent Gill.

The NCA Column

The NCA reports back to cavers.

Daimler Cave

A half-mile cave is discovered in Chapel-le-Dale – by merely lifting a stone slab!

Neil Moss – After 25 Years the Lessons Which Were Learned

George Cooper writes part one of an important and extended article on the death of Neil Moss in Peak Cavern.

Barrows Mussey

Barrows Mussey is one of caving’s unsung heroes, being the translator of Casteret’s classic works into English.

British Cavers are the Best in the World. Ok?

Has the title anything to do with the contents of this article? Perhaps, perhaps not, given our sloppy approach to caving safety.

The Hardware Scene

Specialist torches, the Lorus watch and water purification.

Cover: Crystal Pool, Dan yr Ogof. Photo: Chris Howes

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Size:
A4
New or used:
Descent: second-hand
Pages:
40
Publication date:
January 1985
ISSN:
0046-0036
Detailed condition:
Good. Pages clean without annotations. Grubby in parts of pack cover from ink-rub from next issue in the stack. Minor scuffs and creases from being read
Stock no:
sh1004

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