The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Plateau Gravel

Computer Code: PLG Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Quaternary Period (Q) — Quaternary Period (Q)
Lithological Description: Flint pebbles, sub-angular, with clasts of rounded flint, sarsen sandstone, vein quartz, in a clay-rich quartz matrix; fluviatile in origin, laid down on erosional shelves. [Generic description: 1:50 k map margins].
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: Not Entered (?)
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