The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Holt Heath Member [Obsolete Name And Code: Use HHSG]

Computer Code: HHTD Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Wolstonian Stage (QO) — Wolstonian Stage (QO)
Lithological Description: Gravel overlain by sand; a high proportion of the gravel includes exotic clasts from Scotland, Lake District and Malvern Hills; third terrace of the River Severn, also known as the 'Main Terrace'; part of the Severn Valley Formation. [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: Severn Valley Formation (SEVN)
Previous Name(s): Holt Heath Terrace Deposits (-2848)
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:
E199