The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Marine Deposits

Computer Code: MDU Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Quaternary Period (Q) — Quaternary Period (Q)
Lithological Description: Variable lithology; gravel (shingle), sand, silt and clay; commonly charged with organic debris (plant and shell). [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: Marine And Coastal Zone Deposits (MCZD)
Previous Name(s): Marine Deposits (Undifferentiated) (-2320)
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:
E010 E028 S040 S071 E354 E353 E096