Use the following guidelines for recording and entering locality and collecting event data.

Higher Geography

Counties
Offshore Localities
Features
Islands

Specific Localities

Locality Nickname
Specific Locality
Accepted Abbreviations
Elevation
Coordinates
TRS Data
MVZ Guide for Recording Localities in Field Notes (PDF)

Coordinates

Orig_Lat_Long_Units
Decimal degrees
Deg. min. sec.
Degrees dec. minutes
UTM
Datum
Lat_Long_Ref_Source
Max_Error_Distance and Max_Error_Units

Collecting Events

Collecting Event Nickname
Verbatim Locality
Verbatim Date
Begin_Date and End_Date
Collecting Source

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