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Feature Statistic Antigua and Barbuda

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
8A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
9 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
62H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
22H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
18H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
13H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
9H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
7H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
4H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
3H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
3H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
2H.PNDNsalt ponda small standing body of salt water often in a marsh or swamp, usually along a seacoast
1H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
1H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
1H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
1H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
1H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
148 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
25L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
1L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
27 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
93P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
25P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
5P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
124 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
66S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
9S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
6S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
2S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
2S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
2S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
1S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
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.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
1S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
92 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
86T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
34T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
28T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
8T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
8T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
6T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
3T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
3T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
2T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
2T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
1T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
1T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
186 Total for T
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