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3.1.6. Lanaken Formation - Ln


Authors: Gullentops & Paulissen, herein.

Description: Strong uplift caused rapid incision of the Meuse and fixed a northern course. Terraces are preserved along the valley walls, the youngest being the Caberg terrace, and in large cut-off incised meanders downstream of Visé.

Stratotype: Albert Canal sections from Vroenhoven to Lanaken.

Area: Lower Meuse Valley.

Age: Middle Pleistocene, Upper "Cromerian" to Early Saalian