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Descent (195), April 2007
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Descent (195), April 2007
A Holiday in los Verdes
Are you looking for a holiday destination? One of those places that is cheap and offers the chance for some good caving would be ideal. Here's one such group's solution – a trip to Lanzarote.
Fight for Life
In 1959 Neil Moss became trapped in a narrow shaft in Peak Cavern; the ensuing rescue attempts drew national media attention and, after Neil's death, a re-examination of rescue procedures. Dave Webb's documentary film, which took a decade to bring to fruition, has received massive acclaim - here is his account of how it was made.
Forgotten Mines of Kettleness
Interested in learning more about an obscure area on the Yorkshire coast, a group of cavers was surprised to find that not only were there iron mines to explore – they were filled with iron formations.
Flooding in Manchester Hole
The Health & Safety Executive and the police are conducting an ongoing investigation into a fatal accident in Manchester Hole in 2005. In advance of the inquest and breaking with normal procedure, part of what has been learned so far related to risk assessment in the area has been released and is published here at the request of the HSE.
A new year of expeditions is underway, with some benefiting from grant support.
The Great Cango Rescue
When an overweight woman became stuck in Cango Cave in South Africa earlier this year, it sparked Steve Craven's interest into finding out how many other incidents had occurred during the showcave's long history.
Cover: Flo Gruner in Gouffre Euzedes, France. Photo: Andi Schober assisted by Jens Romer
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