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2.2.2. Oostende Formation - Ot


Authors: Dollfus, 1884, Paepe, 1965.

Description: Tidal and subtidal sand with marine fauna, tidal mudflat with Hydrobia (Meetkerke Bed, De Moor & De Breuck, 1974) and storm beach deposits. Top at 2m above MSL.

Stratotype: Borings and sandpits in coastal plain (Meetkerke and Brugge sandpits) and in the Flemish Valley (Gent-Sifferdok).

Area: Eastern coastal area and the Flemish valley.

Age: Late Pleistocene Eemian on molluscs, pollen and diatom evidence