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Descent (263) August 2018


Descent (263), August 2018

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Descent (263), August 2018

The Lows and Highs of Tresviso

British cavers have long been exploring the caves of Tresviso in Spain, pushing downwards and, sometimes, upwards. The team is heading into the Death Race.

Underground in the Forest

NAMHO has held another successful national conference; Peter Jackson reports.

The Descent Competition

Protecting Diggers

Check the answers to our competition: did you win a pair of goggles?

Mission Impossible

In July the world held its collective breath as a search was made for a dozen children and their football coach, trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand. With British cave divers fully involved, a complex and protracted rescue operation ensued. As the seriousness of the situation unfolded, Descent constructed a timeline of events.

The Skeleton in the Chamber

Another successful Bradford PC Gaping Gill winch meet has concluded, with plenty of caving going on.

Write it down!

Good Morning!

Resting in a cave feels so good ... but it can also give someone a shock!

Saying Goobye to the Forty

It's fifty years since an immense flood on Mendip changed caving's landscape for ever.

Where Water Flows Uphill

Join Martyn Farr cave diving on Kefalonia, an island with a remarkably strange hydrology.

Cover:  Paul Fairman in Manor Farm Swallet, a winning entry in the Mendip cave photography competition. Photo: Bill Nix

Back cover:  Aleksandra Ciesielka and Mike Thomas at the Bridge in G.B. Cave, the runner-up image in the Mendip cave photography competition. Photo: Dave Watts

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  • Size: A4
  • Pages: 40
  • Publication date: August 2018
  • ISSN: 0046-0036
  • Back issues: In stock
  • Postage: Included
  • Stock no: d263

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