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Descent (265) December 2018


Descent (265), December 2018

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Descent (265), December 2018

Cave Science

A British Cave Monitoring Centre

Developing a science-based centre inside a cave is a project that has been discussed for years, and now it has finally been achieved.

A Day of Science

In October cavers gathered for a science session, the latest in BCRA's series.

Cavers Rescuing Cavers

Despite everying trying hard, things can go wrong underground, we get that. So, read what happened to others and learn from their mistakes.

In Search of Wadiland

That link between two caves was soooo elusive! How many times have we heard that – but for one team in the Dachstein it looks promising

At the Mercy of the River

Digging a drain might not seem very attractive, but Town Drain has seen an extension.


Scanning a sea cave in Scotland has revealed just how massive it is, in the concluding part of our article that started in Descent (264).

The Thai Continuum

The story of the cave rescue in Thailand simply runs and runs ...

Business as Usual

Cavers have enjoyed another major conference in the form of Hidden Earth 2018.

Frost and Ice at Hallowe'en

Hallowe'en Rift on Mendip contains the remnants of an unusual past.

The Descent Competition

Mine to Mountain

Did you attempt our short quiz in Descent (264)? Did you win? Check the results to find out.

Cover:  The winning colour print at Hidden Earth: Nicky Bayley at Marble Showers, Ogof Ffynnon Ddu. Photo: Mark Burkey

Back cover:  Winning images from Hidden Earth 2018: Laura Appleby and Jane Allen in Poetic Justice, Ease Gill Caverns, by Mark Burkey (delegate print award), and Mike Haworth with a pump in Knotlow Cavern by Bill Nix (digital image first place)

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  • Size: A4
  • Pages: 48
  • Publication date: December 2018
  • ISSN: 0046-0036
  • Back issues: In stock
  • Postage: Included
  • Stock no: d265

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