The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Artificially Modified Ground

Computer Code: ARTU Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Holocene Epoch (QH) — Holocene Epoch (QH)
Lithological Description: An area where the pre-existing (natural) land surface or geological succession is modified by anthropogenic processes of material removal or deposition and may include Made Ground, Worked Ground, Disturbed Ground, Landscaped Ground and Infilled Ground.
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: Not Applicable (-)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Ford, J, Kessler, H, Cooper, A H, Price, S J, and Humpage A J. 2010. An enhanced classification for artificial ground. British Geological Survey Open Report, OR/10/36. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable