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Faughan and Dungiven Basins - FawneyLondonderry
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Summary Full report
Site Type: Inland exposure, Pit
Site Status:
District:
Grid Reference: X26904095
Rocks
Rock Age: Quaternary
Rock Type: Gravel, Sand
Interest
Other interest: No data, Glaciolacustrine deposit, deltas, proglacial lake

Summary of site:

Grassed-over sand pits, 500m west of Fawney, are the only surviving evidence of a small delta that formed in the glacial lake occupying the lower Faughan Valley during the final glacial retreat. Its surface level was on the modern 80m contour.


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