Southern Region Chalk Group Lithostratigraphy: Sussex lithostratigraphy of Mortimore (1986a) - Sussex White Chalk Formation
This term was introduced by Mortimore (1983) for all the chalk above the Plenus Marls to the base of the Tertiary erosion surface, and follows Rowe's (1900-1908) concept of the White Chalk in his studies of coastal sections.
MORTIMORE, R N.1983. The stratigraphy and sedimentation of the Turonian - Campanian in the Southern Province of England. Zitteliana, Vol. 10, 27-41.
ROWE, A W. 1900-1908. Zones of the White Chalk of the English Coast. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, Vol 16 (1900), 289-368; Vol. 17 (1902), 1-76; Vol. 18 (1903), 1-51, (1904), 193-296; Vol. 20 (1908), 209-352.
See: Plenus Marls