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Descent (89)
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Descent (89), August 1989

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Descent (89), August 1989

Pannikin Plain

Rob Palmer covers an expedition to dive the long, shallow caves of the Nullarbor Plain, Australian

Gear Review


The first aid kit for teeth.

A Meeting at Gaping Gill

Meeting a group preparing to descend Lateral Shaft, but which appears to be woefully unprepared, can (or should) you do anything about it?

A Cup of Turkish Tea

The concluding part of an article on Taurus 88, a recce trip to Turkey.

No Major Extensions Since Last Saturday

It’s into the Living Dead extensions of Penyghent Pot. The nightmare never ends ...

Rates and Caving Cottages

With changing rules affecting rateable values of all dwelling places, caving clubs are being affected by the new community charge.

The Incidents of 1988

All the cave rescues of the year.


Angles on pollution and the ultimate form of conservation: cave closure.


Singing in the Drain

Help is needed to collect caving songs together – with an excellent offering in the form of ‘The Muddy Duckling’.

Cover: Gary Nevitt at the waterfall, Piccadilly, Ogof Ffynnon Ddu. Photo: Tony Baker

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