The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Raised Marine Deposits, Devensian

Computer Code: RMDV Preferred Map Code: SYMB
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Devensian Stage (QD) — Devensian Stage (QD)
Lithological Description: Variable lithology. Gravel (shingle), sand, silt and clay; commonly charged with organic debris (plant and shell); now above the level of the present shoreline as a result of earth movement or a general fall in sea level; of Devensian age. [Generic description: from East Anglian data].
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:
S031 S031 S033 S032 S036 S040 S033 S028 S049 S030 S030 S039 S039 S096 S080 S043 S043 S083 S093 S096