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Descent (86), February 1989

D086

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Descent (86), February 1989


The Current Structure of British Caving

If you have ever been confused by acronyms within the caving world, or wondered where all our organisations dovetail together, this article is for you!


Viewpoint

A Commercial Eye to the Future

Taking on the points raised by Viewpoint in Descent (85), Nick Poole looks further at the spirit of free enterprise in caving.


Seathwaite Lead Mines

An update on a ‘safe’ route through this Borrowdale mine.


First Aid for Cavers

The second of Dr Peter Glanvill’s series on first aid underground.


A Case for Caution

Now that the subject of radon is firmly on the caving scene, here are the arguments and implications.


Peak Cavern

Progress in Far Sump extension, by John Cordingley.


Helpline

A Question of Lifelines

Which of the conflicting opinions on lifelines is the best to follow?


Careful Survey Leads to Cave Connection

A resurvey leads to linking Ogof Pasg and Ogof Foel Fawr.


Quaking Pot Solo

The ultimate caving party size: one! Graham Naylor takes on the descent of Quaking Pot, no easy challenge. Should caving alone be discouraged or supported as a right?


Cover: Top of Block Hall, Speedwell Cavern. Photo: Peter Bolt

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A4
Pages:
40
Publication date:
February 1989
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In stock
ISSN:
0046-0036

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