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descending

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moving or sloping down

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extending or moving from a higher to a lower place

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on or toward a surface regarded as a base

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spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position

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Since there is no formal beginning to the eclipse, the speaker feels she should have known she was "out of [her] depth," the word "depth" resonating clearly with the descent through the avalanche tunnel and the gold mining imagery, and unfolding an uncomfortable paradox in which a sense of downwardness inheres in moving upward.
Naturally the downwardness also stresses Maruja's worldly as opposed to heavenly focus and her object-orientation.
One of these was a concern with formlessness in the guise of excremental types of matter: vomit, mold, trash, all aligned, needless to say, within the plane of downwardness or bassesse.