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Descent (287), August 2022

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Contents

Descent (287), August 2022

THIS EDITION IS PRINTED ON CARBON-BALANCED PAPER, A RENEWABLE RESOURCE

EU customers please read the NON-UK ORDERS tab

Of Mines, Fossils and the Seaside

Another successful NAMHO conference has concluded with stimulating talks and evocative memories of childhood days.

Giants of Northern Spain

Josu Granja returns to Descent with his superb photography and some massive caves in Spain that you are welcome to visit.

CRoW’s Outcom

Caving under CRoW as a right has been the thrust of a BCA campaign which, with a judge’s decision, reaches the end of the road.

The Shape of Emptines

Yet another dig has given up its secrets, revealing a major, decorated cave in the depths of the Yorkshire Dales.

The Horner Collectio

A collection of glass plate negatives, including images of northern caves, has been crowdfunded and purchased by the museum in Settle.

Gaining the Underworld

Five new, high-quality films made by cavers tthat will appeal to the public and cavers alike are coming to your television screen (soon).

The Descent Caption Competition
Secret of the Sea Cave

It’s time to send in your entries before our caption competition closes, for the chance to win a superb Petzl headlight.

Rigours and Pleasures  in Nenthed

The facilities at Nenthead are again open for visitors, so if you fancy a sporting trip to one of the region’s mines ...

Write it Down!
Sunset Exploration

Join Roy Holmes for his memories of exploration in Sunset Hole – and how those early wetsuits did snag!


Cover: Diane Arthurs in Fing Hopeless Pot. Photo: Mark Burkey

Back cover: Roo Walters in Rampgill Deep Level, Nenthead. Photo: Chris Howes

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Size:
A4
Pages:
40
Publication date:
August 2022
Back issues:
In stock
ISSN:
0046-0036
Postage:
Included
Stock no:
d287
EU delivery
Deliveries to EU countries are despatched without tax paid. You are responsible for paying any VAT or other charges on delivery. Do not place an order if this is not accepted.

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ISBN
0046-0036

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IMPORTANT NOTE FOR ALL DESCENT SUBSCRIBERS OUTSIDE THE UK

We regret that due to the volatility of Royal Mail postage charges, we have been forced to remove the option for two-year subscriptions. We have also been forced to remove the option for economy mail to the EU, given indications that Royal Mail intends to remove this service.

All international mail is now being despatched in paper wrapping using Royal Mail customs and address labels mandated by them. We also regret this means we can no longer indicate the last issue of your subscription on the mailing sheet or supply a reminder to renew with the final edition. Please track your own subscription ending or check with us at any time. Subscriptions begun since September 2021 have a comment added in your account (under the tab for the order) which records the final issue to be supplied.

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR EU CUSTOMERS

On 1 July 2021 the EU removed all exemptions for tax and customs duty on low value items posted from the UK to the EU, meaning that although VAT is 0% on books and magazines in the UK, it is charged within the EU and the VAT (potentially plus a handling fee) now apply to all orders to the EU.

Ideally, the VAT should be paid at the point of posting, but doing so requires registration with an agent to handle the payments, and this is incredibly expensive and not financially viable. To be clear, all small publishers in the UK are in the same position and we are unable to post any items to the EU with VAT or other duties paid.

Ordering any item from Wild Places, including a Descent subscription, requires that you accept responsibility of paying the VAT and any other local charges on delivery.

To be clear: Wild Places will NOT cover any charges levied by your country; it is your responsibility to accept these when placing an order.

We apologise for the situation, but it is outside our control. We will maintain a link from the left-hand column on the home page with the latest updates. If you are an existing subscriber to Descent and have not replied yet to our enquiries concerning your deliveries, please make contact.

NOTE: Subscribers in Norway or Switzerland (which are outside the EU) should place your order on the Subscription International page or contact us first.

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