The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Talus

Computer Code: TALU Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Quaternary Period (Q) — Quaternary Period (Q)
Lithological Description: Clast-supported accumulation of angular rock fragments derived from a cliff or steep rocky slope. May be active or inactive. [Generic description: 'TMOS' Procedures].
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: Mass Movement Deposits (MASMD)
Previous Name(s): Scree (SCRE)
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:
S032 S034 S040 E059 S084 S074 S071 S072 S080 S062 S131 S031 E077 E028 E048 S023 S033