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SITE LONGITUDE - Humanities

Field label
SITE LONGITUDE
Field mnemonic
ZLNG
Field name
  • Site Longitude
  • Longitude du site
Field definition
This field identifies the longitude 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 longitude or the start longitude in the format DDDMMSS space direction space "?" or "C", where the direction is written as "W" or "E" and where the "C" stands for circa and the "?" for uncertain or zero-filled data. Enter a range in longitude in the format DDDMMSS space direction semicolon space DDDMMSS space direction. The field should be zero-filled to seven digits for range searching. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Data type
integer
Examples
  • 1105000 W C
  • 0905350 W ?
  • 1100000 W
  • 1105350 W
  • 1105352 W
  • 1105300 O
  • 1105000 O C
  • 0905350 O ?
  • 1100000 O
  • 1105350 O
  • 1105352 O
Discipline
  • Sites
Source
  • Ethnology Task Force
Field label (French)
LONGITUDE DU SITE
Field mnemonic (French)
LONZ

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