The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Glaciofluvial Sand and Gravel

Computer Code: GFSG 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; of glaciofluvial origin. [Generic description: from East Anglian data].
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): Fluvioglacial Sand And Gravel [Obsolete Name And Code: Use GFSG] (FGSG)
Fluvioglacial Sand And Gravel (Obsolete Name And Code: Use Gfsg) (-3431)
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:
S095 S094 S094 E130 E070 E024 E007 S026 S032 S055 S055 S056 S056 S030 S071 S076 S080 S083 S084 S108 S109 S109 S052 S052 S128 S130 S131 E171