The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Ousdale Arkose Formation

Computer Code: OA Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Early Devonian Epoch (DL) — Early Devonian Epoch (DL)
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: Sarclet Group (SAR)
Previous Name(s): Braemore Sandstone Formation [Obsolete Name And Code, Use: OA] (BRSS)
Ousdale Arkose (-1735)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Crampton, C B and Carruthers, R G, 1914. The geology of Caithness. Memoir of the Geological Survey, Scotland. Sheets 110 and 116 (Scotland). 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S083 S093 S093 S103 S103 S110