The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Raised Marine Deposits, Late Devensian, 1

Computer Code: RMDV1 Preferred Map Code: RMLD1
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Devensian Stage (QD) — Devensian Stage (QD)
Lithological Description: Mainly sand, gravel and cobbles, poorly sorted, underlying shelving raised shoreface features, commonly passing landwards, and downwards, into interbedded sand, silt and clay underlying flat-lying ground.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Mainly uncomformable on till or bedrock.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Ground surface.
Thickness: Up to 10 m thick.
Geographical Limits: Northern England and Scotland.
Parent Unit: Not Applicable (-)
Previous Name(s): Raised Beach Deposits 1 (-3642)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
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1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
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