The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Glaciolacustrine Proglacial Deposits

Computer Code: GLPG Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Quaternary Period (Q) — Quaternary Period (Q)
Lithological Description: Silt and clay, laminated, commonly rich in organic matter, locally with interbedded peat; of proglacial glaciolacustrine origin. [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: Proglacial Deposits (PGDEP)
Previous Name(s): Glaciolacustrine Pro-Glacial Deposits (*277)
Alternative Name(s): Glaciolacustrine Pro-Glacial 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