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2.2.3.Vlaanderen Formation - Vl


Authors: Dubois, 1924; Flandrien p.p., Paepe & Baeteman, 1979.

Description: Coarse tidal channel sand, fine wadden sand and tidal flat clay with peat horizons building finally up to 2m above MSL, due to transgression of post-glacial sea level rise. The major Pervijze peat Bed allows distinction of two Members.

Stratotype: Flanders coastal plane in France and Belgium.

Area: Flanders coastal plain in Belgium.

Age: Holocene from Boreal to the present, on pollen evidence, type of Flandrian stage