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Descent (107), August 1992

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Descent (107), August 1992


Gear Review

WODI

There’s a new protective container on the market.

Pushing Dan yr Ogof

During the past two years there has been an upsurge of interest in the Dan yr Ogof system, with several cavers pushing new leads and tying up loose ends. This has resulted in the further exploration of Mazeways, Corbel’s Chamber and the Battle of Britain Series. Brian Murlis takes up the story.

An Appreciation of Eli Simpson

In his interview in Descent (92) to (96), Bob Leakey made several references to Eli Simpson, a man who gave his name to Simpson’s Pot in Kingsdale and had far-reaching influences on our caving history. Here is an appreciation of the life and times of this pioneer caver.

Prid’s Sonic Survey

Mapping underwater passages with accuracy? At Pridhamsleigh Cavern, that’s exactly what is being done – using an electronic measuring device.

New Base for Pennine Training

Cavern training has a long and chequered history, from the long-gone Whernside Manor to specialist courses. Here is an appraisal of just one: Pennine Training based in the Peak District.

The Descent Caption Competition

Check here for the latest laughs as we present the results from the Descent Caption Competition.

Below Belize

Expeditions are not always plain sailing and don’t always offer easy caving – as Mark Sims found out when he ventured to Belize.

Cover: Neil Weymouth at the Mini Columns, Ogof Ffynnon Ddu. Photo: Tony Baker


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D107

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Size:
A4
Pages:
40
Publication date:
August 1992
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In stock
ISSN:
0046-0036

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