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EAST/WEST UNITS - Humanities
- Field label
- EAST/WEST UNITS
- Field mnemonic
- Field name
- East/West Units
- Unité de mesure est-ouest
- Field definition
- This field indicates the unit of measurement used in the East/West Minimum and East/West Maximum Measurement fields.
- 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 East/West Measurement fields (EWMN, EWMX). 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, East/West Direction (EWD), East/West Minimum Measurement (EWMN) and East/West Maximum Measurement (EWMX).
- Data type
- alpha-numeric string
- Archaeology (Specimens) Task Force
- Field label (French)
- UNITE DE MESURE EST-OUEST
- Field mnemonic (French)
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