The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Kesgrave Formation And Lowestoft Formation (Undifferentiated)

Computer Code: KELO Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Pleistocene Epoch (QP) — Pleistocene Epoch (QP)
Lithological Description: Composite deposit: pebbly sand, gravel and silt (Kesgrave Formation), with (Lowestoft Formation), primarily a stiff, bluish-grey clay when fresh; orange-brown to brown where weathered; with varying amounts of chalk, flint, silt and sand derived mostly from Jurassic and Cretaceous strata. [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: Not Entered (?)
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:
E190 E207 E224 E242