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2.2.1. Herzeele Formation - Hz


Authors: Sommé, Paepe, Baeteman, Beyens, Cunat, Geeraerts, Hardy, Hus, Juvigné, Mathieu, Thorez & Vanhoorne,1978.

Description: Sands and clays with marine fauna and intercalated peat layers and soils built up to 10m above MSL in estuarine position along the Yzer river.

Stratotype: Herzeele (France) clay pit.

Area: North-western Belgium.

Age: Middle Pleistocene, Cromerian to Holsteinian.