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Descent (64), June 1985

D064

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Descent (64), June 1985


Daren Cilau

How Britain’s most spectacular passage was discovered: The Time Machine.


The Nare River Expedition

Apocalypse Now is passed - but Armageddon marks the end of this stupendous cave in New Britain.


The NCA Column

The NCA reports back to cavers.


Years of Exploration Promised in Co. Antrim Mines

With fewer than twenty mines so far examined, the area is rich in discoveries waiting to be made.


Peña Colorada

With a lightless abseil into a virgin lake, there are plenty of thrills in this trip to the resurgence of the giant Huautla system in Mexico.


Probing a Borehole’s Secrets with the Ogofscope

When a borehole intersects a cave and you want to find out what’s down there, call in the Ogofscope and an examination in Cwm Dwr Quarry. Just how big is Blob Hall?


Cover: The Nare, between Poseidon and Python. Photo: Dave Gill

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D064

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Size:
A4
Pages:
40
Publication date:
June 1985
Back issues:
In stock
ISSN:
0046-0036

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