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NORTH/SOUTH MINIMUM MEASUREMENT - Humanities

Field label
NORTH/SOUTH MINIMUM MEASUREMENT
Field mnemonic
NSMN
Field name
  • North/South Minimum Measurement
  • Mesure minimale nord-sud
Field definition
This field contains the minimum measurement of the north/south distance from the east/west baseline to the object.
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 minimum measurement of the north/south distance from the east/west baseline.
Cataloguers rules
See also, North/South Direction (NSD), North/South Maximum Measurement (NSMX) and North/South Units (NSU).
Data type
real number
Examples
  • 32.45
  • 15
  • 32.45
  • 15
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Source
  • Archaeology (Specimens) Task Force
Field label (French)
MESURE MINIMALE NORD-SUD
Field mnemonic (French)
MINS

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