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Title:
MARC Code List for Geographic Areas
Publication Date:
2006
Format:
Print
Description:
Discontinued print publication. Available free on the Library's MARC web site.

Contains a list of geographic areas and their associated one- to seven-character codes used in MARC records. Includes separate codes for countries, first order political divisions of some countries, regions, and geographic features. An appendix lists all changes since the 2000 edition.
Included in Cataloger's Desktop

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Available on the Web

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