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Descent (19), November 1971


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Descent (19), November 1971

Iran Discovery Gives British Hopes for Depth Record

A recce to Iran surprised those involved when it turned into a descent of the tenth deepest pot in the world.

P8 Pushed After Team Passes ‘Sump’ 5

Yes, five sumps passed in P8 – though the last one had dried up!

Leck Shakehole Reveals 150ft Shaft

A new dig on Leck Fell has opened the way into Big Nasty.

The Great Mendip Non-Event

After much preparation to gather cavers together in an inter-club day of events and jollity, how many turned up? Two or three ...

Banging Pays Off for Cerberus in St Dunstan’s

Work on the terminal dig in St Dunstan’s Well Cave on Mendip produces progress.

LUSS Guarena Success Despite Flood Risk

After finding 4km in Spain in 1970, LUSS are off again ...

Expeditions Gather for PSM Onslaught

When a proposed film of caving in Spain fell through, it was too late – the expedition had already been arranged.

Solo Trip Leads to Major G.G. Discovery

In short order, Mike Wooding has dug a route into a water-filled hole and led to a half-mile of new passage.

Cavers Plan to Get You Abroad ... and Underground

Brochures are available – get caving overseas!

Cave of Knives

Moldywarps SG members have forced a way into a new system on the Isle of Skye.

The Hardware Scene:  Sitz-Sling

Making a sit harness, and more.

Cover: Fallen boulders. Artwork: Tony Payne

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  • Binding: Card cover
  • Size: Small format: 16cm x 20cm approx.
  • Pages: 36 inc. cover
  • Publication date: November 1971
  • 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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