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NORTH/SOUTH DIRECTION - Humanities

Field label
NORTH/SOUTH DIRECTION
Field mnemonic
NSD
Field name
  • North/South Direction
  • Direction nord ou sud
Field definition
This field contains the north or south direction from the east/west baseline for the North/South Minimum and North/South Maximum Measurement fields.
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 "north" or "south" without abbreviation.
Cataloguers rules
See also, North/South Minimum Measurement (NSMN), North/South Maximum Measurement (NSMX) and North/South Units (NSU).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • south
  • north
  • nord
  • sud
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Source
  • Archaeology (Specimens) Task Force
Field label (French)
DIRECTION NORD OU SUD
Field mnemonic (French)
DNS

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