The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Tidal Flat Deposits, 1

Computer Code: TFD1 Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Quaternary Period (Q) — Quaternary Period (Q)
Lithological Description: Normally a consolidated soft silty clay, with layers of peat, sand and a basal gravel. A stronger, desiccated surface zone is sometimes present. Older than "Tidal Flat Deposits" in the same map area. [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: 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:
none recorded or not applicable