The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Lower Macleod Formation

Computer Code: LLOD Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Early Pliocene Epoch (NOE) — Marine Isotope Stage 13 (QMIS013)
Lithological Description: none recorded or not applicable
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: Hebrides Margin Group (HEBM)
Previous Name(s): Macleod Subsequence A (-5011)
Lower Macleod Sequence (-5012)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Stoker, M S, Hitchen, K, and Graham, C C. 1993. United Kingdom offshore regional report: the geology of the Hebrides and West Shetland shelves and adjacent deep-water areas. (London: HMSO for the British Geological Survey.) 
Stoker, M S, Balson, P S, Long, D, and Tappin, D R. 2011. An overview of the lithostratigraphical framework for the Quaternary deposits on the United Kingdom continental shelf. British Geological Survey Research Report, RR/11/03. 48pp. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable