The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Glaciofluvial Ice Contact Deposits

Computer Code: GFIC Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Quaternary Period (Q) — Quaternary Period (Q)
Lithological Description: Sand and gravel, locally with lenses of silt, clay and organic material. Moundy topography is characteristic, but flat-topped mounds are common. Glaciofluvial deposits laid down on, under or against a glacier or ice-sheet. [Generic description: 'TMOS' Procedures].
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: Glaciofluvial Deposits (GFDU)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
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:
S013 E028 S023 S032 S040 E059 S021 S049 S084 S039 S039 S103 S103