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Feature Statistic Barbados

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
11A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
12 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
32H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
30H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
3H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
3H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
3H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
2H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
2H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
2H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
1H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
1H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
1H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
1H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
81 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
8L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
1L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
10 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
478P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
16P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
11P.PPLXsection of populated place
9P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
516 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
1 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
134S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
9S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
5S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
5S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
3S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
3S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
2S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
2S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
2S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
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.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.STNSsatellite stationa facility for tracking and communicating with orbiting satellites
170 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
32T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
10T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
9T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
7T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
3T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
2T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
1T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
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
69 Total for T

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