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Descent (21), May 1972
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Descent (21), May 1972
A team has begun exploration of a cave in Siberia, only recently discovered by accident.
The Bends: A Real Hazard for Today’s Cave Divers
As cave dives become longer and deeper, the bends are turning into more of a real threat.
Mangle Hole: Is it the Lost Cave of Sandford Hill?
Mangle Hole on Mendip might just be one of the region’s long lost caves.
Training for the Tough One
Spluga della Preta in Italy is the fourth deepest cave in the world, and the destination of a British expedition.
Rydale Windypits: Fun – but Filthy
The title gives it away: if you want to explore the windypits of the north, you know what you’re letting yourself in for.
British Expedition Examines Virgin Caving Region
Where in the world is this? Ethiopia, that’s where.
The Hardware Scene: Plastic Lamps
Justrite has ceased manufacture of the renowned carbide lamp, leaving the British Premier in control.
Abseiling and Prusiking Give Boost to Australasian Caving
SRT has led to a huge number of discoveries down under.
Rugby Scouts Invite Teams to JCB Höhle
Descent (4) reported that the Rugby Scout CG had met with success in Switzerland; now, they are continuing to push one of the most promising systems.
Cover: Alan Jeffreys at the bottom of Jingling Hole. Photo: Philip Clark
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- Small format: 16cm x 20cm approx.
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- 36 inc. cover
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- May 1972
- Detailed condition:
- Very good condition; staples tarnished but not rusty; pages and cover clean and not dogeared; faint line across top of cover is common to all issues; Owner's name in ink on p2 and small ink issue no. '21' on back cover
- One copy available. Price includes UK postage. Please contact us direct for other destinations
- Stock no: 681
Second-hand copies of Descent
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Descent (24), July 1973 SECOND-HAND Collector's copy: price includes postage and takes condition and scarcity into account. See Data tab for details of condition, general notes provides information about second-hand copies of Descent. For posting outside the UK, please contact us direct.