The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Shoreface And Beach Deposits (Undifferentiated)

Computer Code: SABD Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Holocene Epoch (QH) — Holocene Epoch (QH)
Lithological Description: Composite deposit: variable lithology. Any deposit laid down on the shoreface, ie. the area between low water and the wave base (Shoreface Deposits) and in the littoral environment (Beach Deposits). [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:
S084 S080 S080 S081 S083 S097 E341 E342 E326