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HORIZONTAL DATUM - Humanities
- Field label
- HORIZONTAL DATUM
- Field mnemonic
- Field name
- Horizontal Datum
- Repère horizontal
- Field definition
- This field indicates the numeric reference given to the main (horizontal) datum, usually the grid 0,0 point.
- ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE FIELDS
- 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 numeric reference given to the main (horizontal) datum.
- Cataloguers rules
- See also, Horizontal Datum Reference (HDRF).
- Data type
- alpha-numeric string
- Archaeology (Specimens) Task Force
- Field label (French)
- REPERE HORIZONTAL
- Field mnemonic (French)
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