The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Law Formation [Obsolete Name And Code: Use CLVY]

Computer Code: LAW Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Quaternary Period (Q) — Quaternary Period (Q)
Lithological Description: Sand, grey, loose, fine- to coarse-grained, with traces of fine gravel or sand and gravel; plant remains are present. [Generic description: Geol Soc Lond Special Publication Report 4, 2nd edition].
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):
McMillan, A A, Hamblin, R J O and Merritt, J W. 2005. An overview of the lithostratigraphical framework for the Quarternary and Neogene deposits of Great Britain (onshore). British Geological Survey Research Report RR/04/04. 
Browne, M A E. 1989. Quaternary geology of the Clyde valley. British Geological Survey Research Report, SA/89/1. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable