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SITE LATITUDE - Humanities

Field label
SITE LATITUDE
Field mnemonic
ZLAT
Field name
  • Site Latitude
  • Latitude du site
Field definition
This field identifies the latitude at which the site is located.
Heading
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE FIELDS
Comments
NOTE: This field has NOT been updated as part of the May 2010 Data Dictionary update. Priority for the Data Dictionary update was given to those fields that are required or strongly recommended for Artefacts Canada contribution. The Entry Rules for this field will be updated at a later date.
Entry rules
Enter the site latitude or the start latitude in the format DDMMSS space direction space "?" or "C", where the direction is written as "N" or "S" and where the "C" stands for circa and the "?" for uncertain or zero-filled data. Enter a range in latitude in the format DDMMSS space direction semicolon space DDMMSS space direction. The field should be zero-filled to six digits for range searching. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
Voir aussi la zone Direction/latitude du site (DLATZ).
Data type
integer
Examples
  • 491000 N C
  • 495050 N ? 490000 N
  • 495050 N
  • 495052 N
  • 4491000 N C
  • 495000 N ?
  • 490000 N
  • 495050 N : 495052 N
Discipline
  • Sites
Source
  • Ethnology Task Force
Field label (French)
LATITUDE DU SITE
Field mnemonic (French)
LATZ

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