Originating Continent (Origin)
- This field contains the name of the continent where the object originated.
- N.B.: Do not confuse the Originating Continent field with the Use Continent field. The Originating Continent field indicates the name of the continent where it was produced, whereas the Use Continent field indicates the name of the country where the object was used.
A hat manufactured in North America and used in Oceania
| ||Object Name|| hat|
|Originating Continent||North America|
| ||Use Continent|| Oceania|
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- Enter the full name of the continent; do not use abbreviations.
|Originating Continent|| South America|
- If you are unsure whether your information is correct, enter a space and a question mark after the name of the continent.
A teapot, probably from Asia
| ||Object Name||teapot|
|Originating Continent|| Asia ?|
- This field may not contain more than one entry.
- NATURAL RESOURCES CANADA. The World - Continents, The Atlas of Canada Website, (http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/maps/reference/international/world/referencemap_view) [Information up to date on June 20, 2006].