The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Rock Creep

Computer Code: RCRP Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Quaternary Period (Q) — Quaternary Period (Q)
Lithological Description: Variable lithology. In-situ or nearly in-situ rock debris of mountainous areas. Openwork, clast-supported accumulation of blocks (>64 mm) without a cliff or steep slope above as an apparent source. May be active or inactive. [Generic description: 'TMOS' Procedures].
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