The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Shoreface Deposits

Computer Code: SFD Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Holocene Epoch (QH) — Holocene Epoch (QH)
Lithological Description: Variable lithology, commonly sand and gravel; any deposit from the subtidal coastal zone between low water mark and the wave base, ie. the part of the sea-floor affected by wave action. [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: Marine Deposits (MDU)
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:
E022 E028 E048 S032 S028 S028 S096 S103 S103 S110 S115 S116 S117 S116 S121 S122