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2001, BGS, A description of offshore gravel areas around the UK

2001, BGS, A description of offshore gravel areas around the UK

Topic categories:

Sedimentology

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Marine Aggregate

Collection date:

Jan 2001 - Dec 2001

Development:

Marine Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (MALSF)

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

BGS

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

 Author: British Geological Survey. Report number: R44.This report describes the location, origin and nature of gravel patches from selected areas around the UK, mostly outside the 12 nm limit. The areas are the English Channel, the Irish Sea and the Hebrides and West Shetland shelves. Although all the gravel patches are lag deposits and exist beca...