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Descent (59)
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Descent (59), July 1984, second-hand

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Descent (59), July 1984

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Descent (59), July 1984

Bats of the Llangattwg

Sean Heaver reports on the cave bat roosts of Llangattock escarpment in South Wales.

Toward the Unknown Region

With one report on discoveries in Crag Cave in print, yet more explorers were enticed to try their hand – and a result: another extension!

Cave of the Living Dead

A flood hits a French team in the Gouffre des Morts-Vivants.

Untamed River

A British team has opted for a heavyweight assault on the giant Nare river as it sinks in New Britain.

Caving in East Africa

Peter Holden reports on the state of caving in the subcontinent.

Hollow Hills

A mountain rescue team takes a first look underground in the Lake District.

Great British Limestones

How does our limestone geology shape our caves?

Cover: Dave Arveschoug bridging in Boss Aven, Giant's Hole. Photo: Paul Deakin


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Size:
A4
New or used:
Descent: second-hand
Pages:
40
Publication date:
July 1984
ISSN:
0046-0036
Detailed condition:
Minor marks on back cover; no annotations, pages clean, staples not rusty, corners good. Very good condition overall
Stock no:
371

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