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NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Latitude’

Definition: Latitude and Longitude: Angular coordinates measured with respect to the center of the Earth. The value is expressed in degrees and minutes. Latitude lines run east/west parallel to the equator.Values range from 0 degrees at the equator to 90 degrees at the North and South poles.The United States and Canada are in the Northern Hemisphere. Minutes and seconds range from 0 to 59.

Entry: 2.2 Max, -90.00 <= 90.00

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Transactions containing ‘Latitude’

A few NFIRS elements are reused accross a number of transactions, but typically the value is captured by one transaction only.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Element Type Floating Point - Floating point precision numbers (The expected length column depicts the max left and right side precision). If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted.
Floating Point Precision 2
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