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Hi Russ, > I wrote: > > > Currently, each netCDF dimension must have a unique name. There are > > several reasons for this: > ... > > 4. To distinguish between dimensions that happen to have the same > > length but that are intended to represent distinct dimensions. > > If two variable's dimensions are not related, we recommend > > creating separate dimensions for them, even if they happen to > > have the same length. > > In rereading this after I posted it, I realize it's not really a valid > reason to require names for dimensions. Distinct anonymous dimensions > that happen to have the same length are still distinct and presumably > distinguishable ... Yup. :-) Quincey