The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Largo Bay Member

Computer Code: FHG Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Devensian Stage (QD) — Devensian Stage (QD)
Lithological Description: Interbedded, soft to firm, grey muds and silty muds, and dark grey-brown silts, with rare small pebbles.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Generally rests unconformably on the St Abbs Formation although locally it may be conformable.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Top of unit has been eroded and these sediments are unconformably overlain by the St Andrew's Bay Member.
Thickness: c.16 metres.
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Forth Formation (FH)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
none recorded or not applicable
Thomson, M E, and Eden, R A. 1977. Quaternary deposits of the central North Sea, 3. The Quaternary sequence in the west-central North Sea. Report of the Institute of Geological Sciences, No. 77/12. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable