The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Witch Member

Computer Code: WGDW Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Holocene Epoch (QH) — Holocene Epoch (QH)
Lithological Description: Highly plastic, poorly sorted, slightly sandy mud, acoustically transparent with buried pockmarks.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Underlain conformably by Fladen Member of Witch Ground Formation.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Overlain conformably by Glenn Member of Witch Ground Formation.
Thickness: 10 metres (lateral variations up to 15 metres).
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Witch Ground Formation (WGD)
Previous Name(s): Lower Witch Deposits (-2527)
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