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Descent (2), February 1969

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Descent (2), February 1969

Nottingham Meets the Challenge of Spain’s Picos

Nottingham UCC members felt the urge to take on some foreign caving, so headed for Spain and some unfinished work.

Wales Joins the Fray with Cyngor Ogofeydd Cymreig

A report on the first official meeting to discuss forming a council to represent the interests of Welsh cavers.

Ollivier Cave: An Experiment with Time

Two men have been living apart for an extended ‘time experiment’ in Ollivier Cave in France, emerging after nearly five months in isolation.

Mosques, Diarrhoea and Caves – Turkey Has the Lot

Turkey seems to be considered virgin caving territory – this is a round-up of work there to date.

No Teeth for NCA, South Assured

The really hot issue at the annual CSCC meeting was the formation of the National Caving Association, which had come about very quickly indeed.

Access Agreement for Draethen Mines

Draethen lead mines in South Wales, both Roman and modern, lie on Forestry Commission land and have recently seen a thorough examination.

World’s Cavers to Meet at Stuttgart

The 5th International Congress of Speleology is being planned.

National Spelaeological Conference Bristol, 1976

Harry Pearman’s tongue is still in cheek as his two-part article concludes.

  • Binding: Card cover
  • Size: Small format: 16cm x 20cm approx.
  • Pages: 36 inc. cover
  • Publication date: February 1969
  • ISSN: 0046-0036
  • Back issues: In stock: 34, 37-38, 45, 48-58, 64-67, 69-107, 109-110, 112 to current issue
  • Availability: One copy available. Price includes UK postage. Please contact us direct for other destinations
  • Second-hand condition: Stain to upper front cover that has penetrated pages (which are otherwise clean), otherwise very good without the usual handwritten number on front. Staples clean; a good copy of this scarce item
  • Other: Out of stock: please check the second-hand list