The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Older Till

Computer Code: OTIL Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Quaternary Period (Q) — Quaternary Period (Q)
Lithological Description: Variable lithology,usually sandy, silty clay (possibly chalky in southeast England) with pebbles, but can contain gravel-rich, or laminated, sand layers; varied colour and consistency; older than "Till" in the same map area. [Generic description].
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: Till (TILL)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
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:
none recorded or not applicable