052 - Geographic Classification (R)
MARC 21 Authority - Concise
Classification code for a geographic area associated with the 151 field in an
established heading record or 181 field in a subdivision record for a geographic
First - Code source
# - Library of Congress Classification
1 - U.S. Dept. of Defense Classification
7 - Source specified in subfield $2
Second - Undefined
# - Undefined
$a - Geographic classification area code (NR)
Four- to six-character numeric or alphanumeric code for the main geographic area
associated with the heading.
Code is derived from the LC class G schedule by dropping the letter G.
$b - Geographic classification subarea code (R)
Alphanumeric code, assigned from expanded Cutter number lists, that represents a
subarea of the geographic area coded in subfield $a. Cutter numbers for
places in the U.S. are published in Geographic Cutters.
$d - Populated place name (R)
Approved form of name for a populated place. May contain the name of the
$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)