The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Stoke Goldington Member

Computer Code: STGO Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Full
Age range: Pleistocene Epoch (QP) — Pleistocene Epoch (QP)
Lithological Description: Fluviatile gravel with sand.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Unconformable, commonly chanelled base, resting on bedrock surface.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Ground surface.
Thickness: 0 to 8m
Geographical Limits: River Great Ouse Valley, Central England.
Parent Unit: Ouse Valley Formation (Bucks, Beds, Cambs And Norfolk) (OUSE)
Previous Name(s): Second Terrace Of The Ouse (-4347)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Section  Hartigan's Pit, Stoke Goldington, Buckinghamshire. Green et al. 1996. 
Reference(s):
Green, C P, Jones, R L, Keen, D H, Bowen, D Q, Currant, A P, Holyoak, D T, Ivanovich, M, Robinson, J E, Rogerson, R J and Young, R C. Pleistocene deposits at Stoke Goldington, in the valley of the Great Ouse, United Kingdom. Journal of Quaternary Science, Volume 11, 59-87. 
Bowen, D Q. 1999. A revised correlation of Quaternary deposits in the British Isles. Geological Society Special Report, No. 23. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E185