The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Tidal Flat Deposits

Computer Code: TFD Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Holocene Epoch (QH) — Holocene Epoch (QH)
Lithological Description: Normally a consolidated soft silty clay, with layers of sand, gravel and peat. Characteristically low relief; from the tidal zone. [Generic description].
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: Intertidal Deposits (ITD)
Previous Name(s): Estuarine Alluvium [Obsolete Name And Code: Use TFD] (ESAL)
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:
E028 E048 E059 S084 E001 E002 E246 E341 E342 E343 E264 E096