- GeoRef, Copyright 2004, American Geological Institute. Reference includes data from Bibliography and Index of Geology Exclusive of North America, Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO, United States
A detailed account of the lithology of the beds is given in order to formulate a satisfactory interpretation of the depositional environment. Apparently a body of water, somewhat salty, advanced westward, eroding cliffs to form beaches and shelf deposits which became consolidated as the New Red sandstone. Farther northward marls were formed.