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Descent (10), January 1970
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Descent (10), January 1970
Wookey Hole: Now the Years of Effort Pay Off
James Cobbett reports on how after 35 years of diving in Wookey Hole, there is finally a breakthrough to Wookey 20.
Safety and Efficiency with Brake-Blocks
Many accidents occur as a result of poor lifelining, says Dave Everett.
Could 1937 Explorers have found Dan-yr-Ogof II?
Alan Coase reports on the discovery of an alternative route to DYO II, complete with explorers’ initials from times long gone.
Pengelly Plea for NCA Probe into Caving
The William Pengelly CST has asked for a thorough investigation into the state of caving in Britain.
St Cuthbert’s: How the Breakthrough Was Made
Dave Irwin covers the background to digging, damming and pushing the St Cuthbert’s Swallet sump.
Devon Divers Unlock Prid’s Lake Secret
Divers in Pridhamsleigh Cavern have found a continuation.
Cavers. What Makes Them Tick?
Bob Leakey takes a trip into the unknown with a discussion on why we do what we do.
Plans for Derbyshire Cave Registry
Moves are being made to establish a cave registry in Derbyshire, following in the footsteps of those covering Mendip, Wales and Gloucestershire.
Cover: Caver in an entrance. Artwork: Tony Payne
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