The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Morainic Drift [Not Recommended For Future Use: See MORD]

Computer Code: DOD Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Quaternary Period (Q) — Quaternary Period (Q)
Lithological Description: Variable lithology; sand, sandy clay, clay and gravel, interbedded or chaotic; mound-like form, commonly steep sided. [Generic description: academic papers and BGS Memoirs].
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 Entered (?)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): Morainic Deposits
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:
none recorded or not applicable