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Descent (3)
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Descent (3)

D003

Descent (3), April 1969


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Descent (3), April 1969


The Gentle Art of Water Tracing

If we want to learn where water flows to, perhaps highlighting the best dig sites, here’s the science and methods to follow.


Boy Lives After 120ft Mine Fall

It’s a lucky escape for a Yorkshire schoolboy who plummeted down a disused mine shaft.


Search Leads Cwmbran to Archaeological Site

Members of Cwmbran CC have found a new cave, Ogof Morfran, on Gower.


Grey Wife Hole: Only Thin Men Need Apply

Kendal CC members have been digging at Grey Wife Hole in Yorkshire and pushed into some decent extensions.


Fifty Years of the UBSS

Peter Standing covers the history, and jubilee celebrations that have taken place, of the University of Bristol Soelaeological Society.


Cheddar Access goes to MNRC

Access control of caves in the Cheddar Gorge has changed.


NCA Policy Outlined

There’s broad agreement for the new national caving body policy.


Petzl Remote Release Device – the Decrocheur

A new device has been designed by Fernand Petzl, this time to aid the recovery of a rope or ladder from the bottom of a pitch.


Cover: Ladder climbing. Artwork: Tony Payne

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D003

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Binding:
Card cover
Size:
Small format: 16cm x 20cm approx.
Pages:
36 inc. cover
Publication date:
April 1969
Back issues:
In stock: 34, 37-38, 45, 48-58, 64-67, 69-107, 109-110, 112 to current issue
ISSN:
0046-0036
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