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Descent (85)
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Descent (85), December 1988

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Descent (85), December 1988

Radon. The Case for Caving

It’s the beginning of radon studies with the realisation of how this gas can build up in caves.



Are we seeing a change towards caving as a lucrative venture?

Soft Rocks and Hard Mud

After two years of digging, there’s a breakthrough in Llanelly Quarry Pot.

First Aid for Cavers

Dr Peter Glanvill opens a series on first aid underground.

The Discovery of Pwll Pindar

Another cave has been found in South Wales due to the combined efforts of Westminster SG members.

Peak Cavern

Further exploration takes place in Stemple Highway.

Kirk Bank Cave

Malcolm Bass writes about the Enterprise Extensions.


Making Slaves for Cavers

Circuit diagrams to build slave units for cave photography.

Cover: Malcolm Herbert on the traverses, Ogof Ffynnon Ddu. Photo: Tony Baker

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