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Descent Magazine Issue 254 February 2017 Descent Magazine Issue 254 February 2017

· Regional and international caving news.

Articles:
· How Hagg Beck Sink was discovered
· Replica of Grotte de Lascaux opened
· Mendip’s Ice Caves
· The Endless Abyss - the latest deep shaft discoveries
· The Indomitable Chester Shaw
· The Allure of Digging
· Cave Photography
· EuroSpeleo (the extras)

39 pages full colour.
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Descent Magazine Issue 253 December 2016 Descent Magazine Issue 253 December 2016

· Regional and international caving news.

Articles:
· That Wicked Smile - a farewell to Paul Dold
· Exploration in North Yorkshire's Borham Cave
· Israel - Caves in an Ancient Land
· EuroSpeleo 2016
· The cave life of Matienzo
· 1982, when Sid Perou was shooting a caving film in Mexico
· Cave photography in 1866

47 pages full colour.
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Descent Magazine Issue 252 October 2016 Descent Magazine Issue 252 October 2016

· Regional and international caving news.

Articles:
· Bilbao’s Iron Caves
· Exploring the World with help from the Ghar Parau Foundation.
· Solving a decades-old scientific mystery at Devils Hole.
· Gaping Gill’s Lost River regained.
· The Unique Status of Pen Park Hole

39 pages full colour.
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Descent Magazine Issue 251 August 2016 Descent Magazine Issue 251 August 2016

· Regional and international caving news.

Articles:
· Extending Peak Cavern's Krypton Series
· Hypogenic caves
· The new Gaping Gill Survey
· Neuland in New Mexico's Lechuguilla Cave
· The Flows Beneath Malham
· Mossdale Caverns exploration
· A tribute to Ray Mansfield

47 pages full colour.
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Descent Magazine Issue 250 June 2016 Descent Magazine Issue 250 June 2016

· Regional and international caving news.

Articles:
· The Caves of the Kosua in Papua New Guinea
· Vandalism in caves
· Bert Bradshaw
· Diving exploration of White Keld in Wharfedale
· Cave art and human history in the Caribbean
· A breakthrough in Pal-y-Cwrt
· Cover: Sharon Hussey in Ogof Ffynnon Ddu by Brendan Marris.

39 pages full colour.
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Descent Magazine Issue 249 April 2016 Descent Magazine Issue 249 April 2016

· Regional and international caving news.

Articles:
· Tufa caves in Lathkill Dale (Derbyshire).
· The loss of Penderyn Cave
· The Croesor-Rhosydd Traverse
· Caves of The Hidden Valley, Mulu
· Testing anchors in slate
· The loss of Jackdaw Cave
· Cover: Tony White in Conviction Cave by Rob Eavis.

39 pages full colour.
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Descent Magazine Issue 248 February 2016 Descent Magazine Issue 248 February 2016

· Regional and international caving news.

Articles:
· Diving in Cat's Hole, Ireland.
· The swallets of Burrington Combe.
· Ogof Marros in Carmarthenshire.
· Russian ice caves.
· Self rescue from The Hidden Valley, Mulu.
· Lancliffe Pot.
· Owen Clarke.
· Cover: Kelda Jones in Ogof Ffynnon Ddu by Chris Howes.

39 pages full colour.
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Descent Magazine Issue 247 December 2015 Descent Magazine Issue 247 December 2015

· Regional and international caving news.

Articles:
· Underground Turkey.
· Home Close Hole in Mendip.
· Cave diving in New Zealand.
· Surveying OFD.
· Changing attitudes to cleaning caves.
· Cover: Havva Yıldırım Çoltu in Mencilis Cave Turkey by Paul Dold.

47 pages full colour.
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Descent Magazine Issue 246 October 2015 Descent Magazine Issue 246 October 2015

· Regional and international caving news.

Articles:
· Exquisite Salt - A salt cave on Qeshm Island, Iran.
· BCRC Conference and BCA Party in the Forest of Dean.
· New show cave tunnel to Chamber Twenty in Wookey Hole.
· BigMat, Matienzo, Spain.
· Tracking the inlets to Juniper Gulf’s big shaft.
· Len Dawes classic image of Gaping Gill using flashpowder.
· The Zebedee Revolution - a hand-held 3D laser scanner.
· Cover: Andy Kempster in Nettle Pot by Mark Burkey.

39 pages full colour.
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Descent Magazine Issue 245 August 2015 Descent Magazine Issue 245 August 2015

· Regional and international caving news.

Articles:
· A visit to Trenchtown in Boxhead Pot, Yorkshire.
· Barton's Hole, Co Sligo, Ireland.
· NAMHO’s annual conferences at Nenthead.
· If in Doubt Bring it Out - cave conservation initiative.
· White Nose Syndrome (Bats) in North America.
· Bulmer Cavern in New Zealand.
· The World’s Voids surveyed in 3D.
· Laser scanning in Gaping Gill.
· Groundwater conference.
· John Davey remembers a few stories from his caving career.
· Cover: Neil Warrington in Bulmer Cavern by Neil Silverwood.

47 pages full colour.
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Descent Magazine Issue 244 Descent Magazine Issue 244

June / July 2015

· Regional and international caving news.

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Descent Magazine Issue 243 Descent Magazine Issue 243

April / May 2015

· Regional and international news.

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Descent Magazine Issue 242 Descent Magazine Issue 242

February / March 2015

· Regional and international news.

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Descent Magazine Issue 241 Descent Magazine Issue 241

December / January 2014/15

An extended 47 page issue including:-

· The Mohole.
· Exploration in Mulu.
· A tribute to Paul Deakin.
· Regional and international news.

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Descent Magazine Issue 240 Descent Magazine Issue 240

All the latest national and international caving news.

October / November 2014

· 39 pages.
· Full colour.

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Descent Magazine Issue 239 Descent Magazine Issue 239

All the latest national and international caving news.

August / September 2014

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Descent Magazine Issue 238 Descent Magazine Issue 238

All the latest national and international caving news.

June / July 2014

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Descent Magazine Issue 237 Descent Magazine Issue 237

All the latest national and international caving news including the recent connection of Stormy Pot and Nettlebed in New Zealand. Now the world's 5th deepest through trip.

April / May 2014

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· Full colour.

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Descent Magazine Issue 236 Descent Magazine Issue 236

February / March 2014

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Descent Magazine Issue 235 Descent Magazine Issue 235

Descember / January 2013-14

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Descent Magazine Issue 234 Descent Magazine Issue 234

October / November 2013

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Descent Magazine Issue 233 Descent Magazine Issue 233

August / September 2013

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Descent Magazine Issue 232 Descent Magazine Issue 232

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Descent Magazine Issue 230 Descent Magazine Issue 230

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Descent Magazine Issue 229 Descent Magazine Issue 229

December / January 2012/13

All the latest national and international caving news including:- The Frozen Deep (the biggest chamber yet discovered on Mendip), New Zealand's Stormy Pot and Doom (a major extension to Glebe Mine in Derbyshire), plus local area updates.

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Descent Magazine Issue 228 Descent Magazine Issue 228

October / November 2012

All the latest national and international caving news including:- The Frozen Deep (the biggest chamber yet discovered on Mendip) and Doom (a major extension to Glebe Mine in Derbyshire).

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Descent Magazine Issue 227 Descent Magazine Issue 227

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Descent Magazine Issue 226 Descent Magazine Issue 226

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Descent Magazine Issue 225 Descent Magazine Issue 225

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Descent Magazine Issue 224 Descent Magazine Issue 224
February / March 2012

National and international news.
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Descent Magazine Issue 223 Descent Magazine Issue 223

December / January 2011/12

National and international news.
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Descent Magazine Issue 216 Descent Magazine Issue 216

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Descent Magazine Issue 215 Descent Magazine Issue 215
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