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Descent (88), June 1989

D088

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Descent (88), June 1989


Cenotaph: The Elusive Aven

Since 1984 a series of probes have been made to discover what lies at the top of Cenotaph Aven in Eastwater Cavern. Here is what was found.


50 Years

Pwll Swnd is 50 years old, by Arthur Price.


Viewpoint

An Alternative Southern View

Alan Dougherty offers his thoughts concerning the CSCC’s policies.


Hung, Drawn and Quartered

Continuing the theme of solo caving presented in Descent (86), Howard McKee takes on a Grade 5 trip to Hangman’s Hole.


China Caves

Gavin Newman reports on the most recent China Caves Project expedition to continue exploration in th Pan Yang River Cave System.


First Aid for Cavers

The fourth part of Dr Peter Glanvill’s series on first aid underground: hypothermia and first-aid kits.


Helpline

Speleological Health Hazards

What health dangers are envisaged as arising from caving in foul water?


Views of Speleomania

Sportaventure ’89 was billed as the First International Conference of Adventure Sports. Held in Belgium, what did if offer British cavers?


Cover:A giant gour in Cuei Feng Dong, China. Photo: Gavin Newman

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

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