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Descent (261) April 2018


Descent (261), April 2018

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Descent (261), April 2018

A Short Walk in the Riesending

The Riesending in Germany was the site of a major cave rescue in 2014. The media reported on it widely with many inaccurate descriptions – so what is the cave actually like both to descend and to push?

Finding the Unexpected

Seeking to restore access to one of Mendip’s renowned sites, the team discovered more than they expected.

There’s Something Down There ...

Dig, dig, dig and you will (sometimes) find what lies beyond.

Cave Science

Cave Archaeology in Ireland

Marion Dowd presents us with a superb résumé of Ireland’s archaeological remains and what they tell us of the island’s past.

A Landowner’s Descent

When a landowner requests a trip down his cave it places caving in a good light.

The Son of Longcliffe

Busy working at one mine, the restoration team discovered another ...

A Golden Weekend

British caving has achieved so much over the past fifty years, it seemed time to celebrate both the science and exploration.

Write it down!

Shafted by the Law

The lure of the unknown is ever prevalent – but could there be hidden booty?

Cover:  Roxanne Ramsay in Heron Pot, Kingsdale. Photo: Paul Swire

Back cover: Descending into the huge flooded chamber of Gradisnica, Slovenia. Photo: Peter Gedei

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  • Size: A4
  • Pages: 40
  • Publication date: April 2018
  • ISSN: 0046-0036
  • Back issues: In stock
  • Postage: Included
  • Stock no: d261