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662 - Subject Added Entry-Hierarchical Place Name (R)


MARC 21 Bibliographic - Full
October 2007

First Indicator
Undefined
# - Undefined

Second Indicator
Undefined
# - Undefined


Subfield Codes
$a - Country or larger entity (R)
$b - First-order political jurisdiction (NR)
$c - Intermediate political jurisdiction (R)
$d - City (NR)
$e - Relator term (R)
$f - City subsection (R)
$g - Other nonjurisdictional geographic region and feature (R)
$h - Extraterrestrial area (R)
$0 - Authority record control number (R)
$2 - Source of heading or term (NR)
$4 - Relator code (R)
$6 - Linkage (NR)
$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

Hierarchical form of a geographic name used as a subject added entry.

Subject added entries are assigned to a bibliographic record to provide access according to generally accepted cataloging and thesaurus-building rules.


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Country or larger entity
Name of a country or a larger political jurisdiction. It also contains the names of geographical areas/entities such as continents or hemispheres at a country level or higher. Subfield $a may be repeated for hierarchies when multiple levels are given, retaining the order highest-to-lowest.
662 ##$aAntarctica.$2lcsh/naf
662 ##$aJapan$cHokkaido$gAsahi-dake.$2pemracs
662 ##$aWorld$aAsia$bJapan$gHokkaido (island)$gHokkaido (region)$cHokkaido (prefecture)$gAsahi-Dake.$2tgn
$b - First-order political jurisdiction
Name of a first-order political jurisdiction or division and, depending on the country, can include the names of states, provinces, territories, départements, etc.
662 ##$bMaryland$cMontgomery$dSilver Spring.$2gnis
662 ##$aWorld$aNorth and Central America$aUnited States$bMaryland$cMontgomery$dSilver Spring.$2tgn
$c - Intermediate political jurisdiction
Name of a second-order or lower political jurisdiction or division but not including towns or cities, and, depending on the country, can include the names of counties, islands, municipalities, prefectures, regions, etc. Subfield $c may be repeated for hierarchies when multiple levels are given, retaining the order highest-to-lowest.
662 ##$bOntario$cEssex$dWindsor.$2cgnbd
662 ##$aWorld$aNorth and Central America$aCanada$cOntario$dWindsor.$2tgn
$d - City
Name of a city or town.
662 ##$aJapan (nation)$gKanto (region)$cTokyo (metropolis)$dTokyo (inhabited place)$fShibuya.$2tgn
$e - Relator term
Designation of the relationship between a hierarchical place name and the described materials.
$f - City subsection
Name of a smaller unit within a populated place, e.g., neighborhoods, parks or streets.
662 ##$aUnited States$bCalifornia$cLos Angeles (County)$dLos Angeles$fLittle Tokyo.$2tgn
$g - Other nonjurisdictional geographic region and feature
Name of a terrestrial nonjurisdictional geographic entity, e.g., rivers, lakes, islands, mountains, etc. Subfield $g may be repeated for hierarchies when multiple levels are given, retaining the order highest-to-lowest.
662 ##$aAfrica$gNile River$gSixth Cataract.$2tgn
$h - Extraterrestrial area
Name of any extraterrestrial entity or space and includes solar systems, galaxies, star systems, and planets as well as geographic features of individual planets, etc. Subfield $h may be repeated for hierarchies when multiple levels are given, retaining the order highest-to-lowest.
662 ##$hMars$hValles Marineris.$2MARC code for Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
$0 - Authority record control number
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
$2 - Source of heading or term
MARC code that identifies the source list from which the heading or term was assigned. Code from: Subject Heading and Term Source Codes.
662 ##$aUnited States$bNew York (State)$gNiagara Falls.$2lcsh/naf
662 ##$aCanada$bOntario (Province)$gNiagara Falls.$2lcsh/naf
$4 - Relator code
MARC code that specifies the relationship between a hierarchical place name and the described materials. Code from: MARC Code List for Relators.
$6 - Linkage
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
$8 - Field link and sequence number
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.

INPUT CONVENTIONS

Subfield order - Subfields should be in descending order from highest level place to lowest level place.

CONTENT DESIGNATOR HISTORY

$0 - Authority record control number [NEW, 2007]

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