The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Froghill Farm Gravel Member

Computer Code: FROGF Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Full
Age range: Pleistocene Epoch (QP) — Pleistocene Epoch (QP)
Lithological Description: clayey to very clayey sandy gravel
Definition of Lower Boundary: Erosional on bedrock.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Present land surface
Thickness: Generally 2 to 5 m
Geographical Limits: Limited to two small outcrops on the interfluve to the west of Wroxall Brook, eastern Isle of Wight
Parent Unit: Eastern Yar River Formation (EYAR)
Previous Name(s): Plateau Gravel (PLG)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Area  Two small outcrop on the interfluve west of Wroxall Brook 
Reference(s):
British Geological Survey. 2013. Isle of Wight. England and Wales Special Sheet incorporating parts of sheets 330,331,344,345. Bedrock and Superficial Deposits. 1:50 000. (Keyworth, Nottingham: British Geological Survey) 
White, H J O. 1921. A short account of the geology of the Isle of Wight. Memoir of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, (1994 reprint). 
Hopson, P M, and Farrant A R. 2014. Geology of the Isle of Wight - a brief explanation of the Isle of Wight Special Geological Map Sheet. Sheet Explanation of the British Geological Survey. Parts of 1:50 0000 Sheets 330 (Lymington), 331 (Portsmouth), 344 (Chale) and 345 (Ventnor) (England and Wales) 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable