Character position definition and scope:

This character position is undefined for Maps.  It contains a blank or a fill character.

Record requirements for National-level and Minimal-level records:  Optional.

Content designator history:

In 1980, the character position definition 008/32 Citation indicator (MP) was made obsolete.  This definition became obsolete when variable data field 510 (Citation/References Note) was defined in 1980.  The defined codes were:  a (Bibliographic cartographique internationale), b (American Revolution), h (Hummel purchases), r (Railroad), t (Treasure), v (Vellum), w (Warner purchase), y (American Revolution and vellum), z (Treasure and B.C.I.), and # (Not applicable).

See also:

006 and 008:  Maps

006 and 008:  Cross Reference Tables by Type of Material

006/01-17:  Character Positions by Type of Material

006  Fixed-Length Data Elements - Additional Material Characteristics

008/00-39:  Character Positions by Type of Material

008  Fixed-Length Data Elements