The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Wasperton Sand And Gravel Member, Lower Facet (Warwickshire Avon)

Computer Code: WATA Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Pleistocene Epoch (QP) — Pleistocene Epoch (QP)
Lithological Description: Sand and gravel; gravel composed of a high proportion of flint, Jurassic limestone and 'Bunter' type clasts; beneath low rise within the Wasperton Member; part of the second terrace of the River Avon. [Generic description: academic papers and BGS Memoirs].
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: Wasperton Sand And Gravel Member (WAT)
Previous Name(s): Wasperton Terrace Deposits, Lower Part (Warwickshire Avon) (-3119)
Alternative Name(s): Wasperton Member
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:
E199