The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Hill peat

Computer Code: HLPT Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Quaternary Period (Q) — Quaternary Period (Q)
Lithological Description: Hill peat is upland blanket peat, as occurs particularly on plateau mountain tops.
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: Peat (PEAT)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
McMillan, A A and Powell, J H. 1999. The classification of artificial (man made) ground and natural superficial deposits. British Geological Survey Research Report, RR/99/04. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable