The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Moira Formation [Quaternary]

Computer Code: MRA Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Marine Isotope Stage 12 (QMIS012) — Marine Isotope Stage 6 (QMIS006)
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: Eilean Siar Glacigenic Group (EISR)
Previous Name(s): Moira Sequence (-5047)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
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. 
Fyfe, J A, Long, D and Evans, D, 1993. United Kingdom offshore regional report: the geology of the Malin - Hebrides sea area (London: HMSO for the British Geological Survey). 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable