The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Rona Formation [Quaternary]

Computer Code: RNA Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Marine Isotope Stage 6 (QMIS006) — Marine Isotope Stage 4 (QMIS004)
Lithological Description: none recorded or not applicable
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: Hjaltland Glacigenic Group (HJG)
Previous Name(s): Rona Sequence (-5057)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Stoker, M S, Hitchen, K, and Graham, C C. 1993. United Kingdom offshore regional report: the geology of the Hebrides and West Shetland shelves and adjacent deep-water areas. (London: HMSO for the British Geological Survey.) 
Cameron, T D J, and Holmes, R. 1999. The Continental Shelf. 125-139 in A revised correlation of Quaternary deposits in the British Isles. Bowen, D Q (editor). Special Report of the Geological Society of London, No. 23. 
Stoker, M S, Balson, P S, Long, D, and Tappin, D R. 2011. An overview of the lithostratigraphical framework for the Quaternary deposits on the United Kingdom continental shelf. British Geological Survey Research Report, RR/11/03. 48pp. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable