The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Proglacial deposits

Computer Code: PGDEP Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Pleistocene Epoch (QP) — Pleistocene Epoch (QP)
Lithological Description: Proglacial deposits include all sediments deposited by meltwaters in the proglacial environment (i.e. deposits formed directly within or under glacier ice are excluded). They are subdivided into glaciofluvial, glaciolacustrine, and glaciomarine deposits.
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: Glacial deposits (GDU)
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