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Descent (280), June 2021
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Digging Deep for Malcolm
Finding cavers supporting cavers within the community is not unusual – and now we have a call for help.
Through the Nipper
Mayday Hole is not an easy cave, at least judging by how few cavers had been through its major constriction. Then a team thought about digging beyond it ...
The Bagpit Depression
In a major article blending exploration with hard science, Descent takes readers on a voyage of discovery into the depths of Bagpit on Mendip.
The Dig in not-Meridian
You know how it is ... find a surface collapse, think a bit, decide that thinking is a waste of time and you have to start a dig!
Twitterers and Influencers
Memorials and memories are important, especially when events trigger cavers to write down their anecdotes of times now gone.
Prompted by reports on an experiment in time and isolation, Chris Kell’s imagination has produced this work of fiction.
The Catacombs of Lake Crowley
The ‘catacombs’ – in reality, caves – on the shore of Lake Crowley in California are truly unusual, with their twisted, divergent columns.
A recent paper on what might have influenced prehistoric artists in the course of their creations has thoroughly got under Joe Duxbury’s skin.
Cover: The Cave of the Hundred Columns, California. Photo: Dave Bunnell
Back cover: Judith Calford in Kagekiyo-ana, Japan. Photo: Chris Howes
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