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052 - Geographic Classification (R)


MARC 21 Authority - Concise
2007

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 name.

Indicators
First - Code source
# - Library of Congress Classification
1 - U.S. Dept. of Defense Classification
7 - Source specified in subfield $2
Second - Undefined
# - Undefined
Subfield Codes
$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 geographic area.
$2 - Code source (NR)
MARC code for the source of the geographic classification. Code from: Classification Scheme Source Codes.
$6 - Linkage (NR)
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
Examples
052 ##$a4411
052 ##$a4034$bR4$bR8
052 ##$a4034$bR4$bR8
052 1#$aBK$dMostar

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