The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Lowestoft Till Formation [Obsolete Name And Code: See LOFT]

Computer Code: LTIL Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Anglian Stage (QA) — Anglian Stage (QA)
Lithological Description: 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; mainly silt with rare pebbles. [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): Lowerstoft Till (-4173)
Alternative Name(s): Lowestoft Formation
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:
E162 E175 E176 E190 E191