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Descent (21), May 1972
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Descent (21), May 1972
A team has begun exploration of a cave in Siberia, only recently discovered by accident.
The Bends: A Real Hazard for Today’s Cave Divers
As cave dives become longer and deeper, the bends are turning into more of a real threat.
Mangle Hole: Is it the Lost Cave of Sandford Hill?
Mangle Hole on Mendip might just be one of the region’s long lost caves.
Training for the Tough One
Spluga della Preta in Italy is the fourth deepest cave in the world, and the destination of a British expedition.
Rydale Windypits: Fun – but Filthy
The title gives it away: if you want to explore the windypits of the north, you know what you’re letting yourself in for.
British Expedition Examines Virgin Caving Region
Where in the world is this? Ethiopia, that’s where.
The Hardware Scene
Justrite has ceased manufacture of the renowned carbide lamp, leaving the British Premier in control.
Abseiling and Prusiking Give Boost to Australasian Caving
SRT has led to a huge number of discoveries down under.
Rugby Scouts Invite Teams to JCB Höhle
Descent (4) reported that the Rugby Scout CG had met with success in Switzerland; now, they are continuing to push one of the most promising systems.
Cover: Alan Jeffreys at the bottom of Jingling Hole. Photo: Philip Clark
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