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3.2.4. Melle Formation - Ml


Authors: Tavernier & De Moor, 1974.

Description: Cryoturbated complex composed of peaty, peaty-loam layers and sandy intercalations with flint fragments. The unit is situated 5 to 10m above the main river. The peat layers contain the pollen Azolla filiculoides (Vanhoorne, 1961; De Groote, 1967).

Stratotype: Melle, waterway incision.

Area: Schelde basin.

Thickness: Up to 5m.

Age: Middle Pleistocene, Holsteinian.