The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Raised Beach Deposits
Computer Code: RBDU Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Quaternary Period (Q) — Quaternary Period (Q)
Lithological Description: Shingle, sand, silt and clay; may be bedded or chaotic; beach deposits may be in the form of dunes, sheets or banks - [generic description]; now above the level of the present shoreline as a result of earth movement or a general fall in sea level. [Earth science dictionaries in the BGS library].
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: none recorded or not applicable
Geographical Limits: none recorded or not applicable
Parent Unit: Raised Marine Deposits (RMD)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
none recorded or not applicable
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S072 S080 S084 S061 S109 S061 S062
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