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Descent (98)


Descent (98), February 1991

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Descent (98), February 1991


Constructing an artificial, moveable cave for a local caving display.

The Hungrey Spéléo-Plongeur in the Jura

Clive Westlake covers some of his favourite French caves.

Shock Absorbing Knots

Al Warild, in light of previous comments in Descent concerning knots at belays, offers his thoughts to add to the discussion.

Keld Head and the East Kingsdale Branch

Cave diving exploration in Kingsdale Master Cave’s downstream sump.

Dig, Dig, Dig and Thou Shalt Succeed

There’s been a breakthrough in Blaen Onneu Quarry.

The Cae Coch Bogey

Deep in a mine, there lies a big bogey. Or snotalite if you wish. Or even snottite!

The Disovery of Twll Dychrynllyd

Heading though a dig in the Hepste Valley of South Wales.

First Aid Kits

Peter Glanvill offers a few thoughts on the composition of first aid kits.

Taking Cave Conservation into the 21st Century

The threats to our caves: a joint NCC and NCA initiative.

Giant Caves and the KGB

Jim Birchall is back in the USSR, with tales of giant gypsum caves, Nazis and Jewish refugees, tinned seaweed and lost luggage.

Cover: Alan Walker in Lancaster Hole's Main Drain. Photo: Paul Deakin

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  • Size: A4
  • Pages: 40
  • Publication date: February 1991
  • ISSN: 0046-0036
  • Back issues: In stock