The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Upper Nordland Unit

Computer Code: NORDU Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Pleistocene Epoch (QP) — Holocene Epoch (QH)
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: This unit comprises the upper part of the Nordland Group. The reference sections for the Upper Nordland Unit are in BGS boreholes 77/07, 84/04 and 85/01
Parent Unit: Nordland Group (NORD)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Stoker, M S. 1999. Stratigraphic nomenclature of the UK North West Margin. 3. Mid- to Late Cenozoic Stratigraphy. BGS, Nottingham. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable