The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Wanlip Member

Computer Code: WASG Preferred Map Code: symb
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Devensian Stage (QD) — Devensian Stage (QD)
Lithological Description: Sand and gravel with minor clay and silt lenses.
Definition of Lower Boundary: The bedrock surface - commonly cryogenically involuted; other deposits may intervene.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Top of sand and gravel, commonly corresponding to terrace surface; commonly overlain by head that is involuted with sand and gravel to varying degrees.
Thickness: To 4m
Geographical Limits: Soar Valley.
Parent Unit: Soar Valley Formation (SOARV)
Previous Name(s): Wanlip Terrace (-3117)
Wanlip Sand And Gravel (-4956)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Brandon, A. 1994. Geology of the Normanton on Soar area: 1:10 000 Sheet SK52SW. British Geological Technical Report, WA/94/60. 
Carney, J N and Cooper, A H, 1997. Geology of the West Leake area: 1:10 000 Sheet SK52NW. British Geological Survey Technical Report WA/97/46. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E141 E142