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Feature Statistic Åland

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
16A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
3A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
20 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
81H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
80H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
39H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
21H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
21H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
20H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
19H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
18H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
17H.FJDfjorda long, narrow, steep-walled, deep-water arm of the sea at high latitudes, usually along mountainous coasts
17H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
13H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
11H.BOGbog(s)a wetland characterized by peat forming sphagnum moss, sedge, and other acid-water plants
8H.LKXsection of lake
1H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
1H.NRWSnarrowsa navigable narrow part of a bay, strait, river, etc.
1H.CAPGicecapa dome-shaped mass of glacial ice covering an area of mountain summits or other high lands; smaller than an ice sheet
370 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
2L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
2L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
2L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
7 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
290P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
35P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
14P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
2P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
342 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
72S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
21S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
15S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
2S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
2S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
2S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
1S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
1S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
1S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
1S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
1S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
1S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
1S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
1S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
124 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
1,566T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
428T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
271T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
115T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
98T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
92T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
87T.ISLXsection of island
48T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
18T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
13T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
11T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.INTFinterfluvea relatively undissected upland between adjacent stream valleys
2,751 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.SCSUseachannelscontinuously sloping, elongated depressions commonly found in fans or plains and customarily bordered by levees on one or two sides
1 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
30V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
5V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
35 Total for V

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