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British Caving 1st edn
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British Caving

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British Caving by members of the Cave Research Group

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British Caving

British Caving in its first edition was edited by Cullingford on behalf of members of the Cave Research Group (ie. it is multi-authored by experts in their fields), this being one of the groups that was extant before the British Cave Research Association was formed. This first edition was published in 1953 and was the standard manual as an 'introduction to speleology'. Topics ranged from the Science of Caving (cave formation, theories, caving regions, caverns in mines - not a usual topic to find, but important nevertheless - and geophysics) to the Practice of Caving (exploration, equipment, searching for caves, cave diving by that pioneer Graham Balcombe, photography, surveying and the like. Though a collector's item, some of the content is still of interest both from a historical perspective and that not all the information contained here remains readily available today.

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Binding:
Hardback
Size:
156mm x 254mm approx
New or used:
Book: second-hand
Pages:
xvi + 468
Illustrations:
Diagrams and photographs in b&w
Publication date:
1953 (1st edn)
Condition:
Good
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One copy available. Price includes UK postage. Please contact us direct for other destinations
Author:
Cullingford (ed) for members of the Cave Research Group (multi-authored)

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