The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Till, 2

Computer Code: TILL2 Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Quaternary Period (Q) — Quaternary Period (Q)
Lithological Description: Group of sediments laid down by the direct action of glacial ice. Variable lithology, usually sandy, silty clay (possibly chalky in southeast England) with pebbles, but can contain gravel-rich, or laminated sand layers; varied colour and consistency; older than "Till" and "Till 1" 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: Glacigenic Deposits (GLACI)
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