Southern Region Chalk Group Lithostratigraphy: Bristow et al. (1997) - Culver Chalk

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The Culver Chalk of Mortimore (1986a), broadly equivalent to the combined Tarrant Chalk and Spetisbury Chalk, is retained for areas where the latter two are not separable using feature mapping (Bristow et al., 1997).

Macrofossil Biozonation: (locally) top O. pilula Zone & G. quadrata Zone (pars)

Correlation: see Correlation with other Southern Region successions

see Correlation with other UK successions


BRISTOW, C. R., MORTIMORE, R. N. & WOOD, C. J. 1997. Lithostratigraphy for mapping the Chalk of southern England. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, Vol. 108, 293-315.

MORTIMORE, R N.1986a. Stratigraphy of the Upper Cretaceous White Chalk of Sussex. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, Vol. 97(2), 97-139.

See: Culver Chalk (Mortimore, 1986a), Tarrant Chalk, Spetisbury Chalk