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Descent (115), December 1993

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Descent (115), December 1993


The Descent Christmas Competitions

For those dark nights when you’re not caving, there’s a crossword, a quiz, and your final chance to win the tenth Caption Competition.

BCRA Conference ’93

It’s back to Bristol for the first time in 11 years for the annual BCRA Conference, with around 600 cavers enjoying the show. Catch up on news of all the activities in this major report.

Bats, Box & an SSSI

Bats are protected under British law, as every caver knows. So how should be behave when underground to best safeguard our furry friends?

The Pwll-y-Cwm Connection

Digging underwater ... ‘Back in the choke frantic dredging of the floor gave another couple of inches of space. Edging forwards, my head went through. Then, suddenly, like a cork out of a bottle, the rest of me followed ... but I couldn’t find a line to the surface!’

Ibbeth’s Upstream Downstream

The entrance to Dentdale’s Ibbeth Peril Cave II had been blocked by gravel for 14 years when local cavers decided to dig it out. But, once inside, they forgot to stop until the link with Ibbeth I had been made. Here’s how they did it.

Cover: Cave, pitch or pot – the question is where? The cover image this month is itself the base for a competition. Photo: Gavin Newman

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A4
Pages:
40
Publication date:
December 1993
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In stock
ISSN:
0046-0036

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