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Descent (13), August 1970


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Descent (13), August 1970

The Essentials of Cave Surveying

Peter Cousins covers what we should know if we are to take on a cave survey for real.


Caving has entered a new phase as cavers look long and hard at the caves of the Himalayas.

Rescue Problems in Super-Severes

Some cave rescue teams are considering the difficulties of rescuing an injured caver from some of the latest super-severe pots that are being opened up by exploration.

Gragareth’s Newest Baby: The Mohole

Digging on Yorkshire’s Gragareth has revealed a new and serious undertaking: The Mohole.

Double Depots Lodged in Flood-Risk System

New rescue dumps have been placed in Little Neath River Cave.

Cover: Rafting cavers. Artwork: Tony Payne

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  • Binding: Card cover
  • Size: Small format: 16cm x 20cm approx.
  • Pages: 36 inc. cover
  • Publication date: August 1970
  • ISSN: 0046-0036
  • Back issues: In stock: 34, 37-38, 45, 48-58, 64-67, 69-107, 109-110, 112 to current issue
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