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Running downward or toward the periphery.
Synonym(s): descendens
[L. de-scendo, pp. -scensus, to come down, fr. scando, to climb]
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Continue along the road past the track called Pig Lane and then in a further 200 yards go left passing through a pair of metal kissing gates descending towards Ilmington.
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At about 100 km (62 mi) above the surface, we get rid of the main chute and deploy a smaller chute to adjust the probe's descending speed.
There's a rough track between the walls but take the easier path on the right through the trees, descending to a stile and on to a lane to a kissing gate for Llanrhychwyn Church which is well worth a visit.