The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Corsewall Point Conglomerate Member

Computer Code: CPC Preferred Map Code: CPC
Status Code: Full
Age range: Caradoc Series (O4) — Caradoc Series (O4)
Lithological Description: Boulder, cobble and pebble conglomerate.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable/interfingers with wackes of Corsewall Formation.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Not seen (faulted).
Thickness: c.1000m
Geographical Limits: Rhins of Galloway, south west Scotland.
Parent Unit: Corsewall Formation (CLG)
Previous Name(s): Corsewall (Point) Conglomerate (-1455)
Conglomeratic 'Division' Of Corsewell Group (-2718)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Section  Coast, Corsewell Point area, Rhins of Galloway. 
Kelling, G, 1961. The stratigraphy and structure of the Ordovician rocks of the Rhinns of Galloway. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, Vol.117, 37-75. 
Floyd, J D, 1996. Lithostratigraphy of the Ordovician rocks in the Southern Uplands: Crawford Group, Moffat Shale Group, Leadhills Supergroup. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences, Vol.86, 153-165. 
Stone, P, 1995. Geology of the Rhins of Galloway district. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheets 1 & 3 (Scotland). 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S001 S003 S007