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#1 2017-07-11 15:05:12

oceanlis2000
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Help Required

Hello

I'd be grateful if someone could help out with these abbreviations

N.G.R.N

Leg.

Thank you

Elisabeth

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#2 2017-07-11 15:45:44

Tony Irwin
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Re: Help Required

NGRN is also known as Neugrin - a family of genes that code for proteins. Does that make sense for your context?
Leg. is short for "legere" - "third-person plural perfect active indicative of Latin legō (= to collect)", so basically it means "collected by". Often used on data labels instead of "coll." - which can mean "collected by" or "in the collection of", which are slightly different. "Leg." removes the ambiguity.

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#3 2017-07-11 15:51:59

Tony Irwin
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Re: Help Required

Alternatively smile NGRN means "National Grid Reference N" - referring to the area of Britain from about the Lake District to the top of mainland Scotland - giving the prefix NA to NZ for grid references there. ("H" includes the Northern Isles; "S" central and SW England and Wales; "T" Eastern and SE England.)

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#4 2017-07-14 15:56:54

oceanlis2000
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Re: Help Required

Hi Tony

Yes, I thought it was something to do with the National Grid

Explained brilliantly

Thank you

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