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NORTH/SOUTH UNITS - Humanities
- Field label
- NORTH/SOUTH UNITS
- Field mnemonic
- Field name
- North/South Units
- Unité de mesure nord-sud
- Field definition
- This field contains the unit of measurement used in the previous two fields, North/South Minimum and North/South Maximum.
- 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 internationally accepted abbreviation for the unit of measurement used in the North/South Measurement fields (NSMN, NSMX). For unit of measurement fields, the accepted practice is to enter Imperial abbreviations followed by a period and metric codes without a period.
- Cataloguers rules
- See also, North/South Direction (NSD), North/South Minimum Measurement (NSMN) and North/South Maximum Measurement (NSMX).
- Data type
- alpha-numeric string
- Archaeology (Specimens) Task Force
- Field label (French)
- UNITE DE MESURE NORD-SUD
- Field mnemonic (French)
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