The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Raised Beach Deposits, 2

Computer Code: RBD2 Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Quaternary Period (Q) — Quaternary Period (Q)
Lithological Description: Shingle, sand, silt and clay; may be bedded or chaotic; beach deposits may be in the form of dunes, sheets or banks - [generic description}; now above the level of the present shoreline as a result of earth movement or a general fall in sea level; older than 'Raised Beach Deposits' and 'Raised Beach Deposits 1' in the same map area. [Generic description: earth science dictionaries in the BGS library].
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:
S071 S081 S082 S044 S044 S092 S092 S101 S101 S053 S102 S061 S051 S052 S052 S061