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Feature Statistic Botswana

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
9A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
6A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
3A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
19 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
404H.STMIintermittent stream
85H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
84H.WLLwella cylindrical hole, pit, or tunnel drilled or dug down to a depth from which water, oil, or gas can be pumped or brought to the surface
40H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
9H.WLLSwellscylindrical holes, pits, or tunnels drilled or dug down to a depth from which water, oil, or gas can be pumped or brought to the surface
2H.LKIintermittent lake
2H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
2H.WADwadia valley or ravine, bounded by relatively steep banks, which in the rainy season becomes a watercourse; found primarily in North Africa and the Middle East
1H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
1H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
1H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
1H.STMXsection of stream
1H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
1H.SYSIirrigation systema network of ditches and one or more of the following elements: water supply, reservoir, canal, pump, well, drain, etc.
634 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
285L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
8L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
3L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
3L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
2L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
2L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
304 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
1.065P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
627P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
17P.PPLXsection of populated place
9P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1.720 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
62S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
34S.RSDrailroad sidinga short track parallel to and joining the main track
26S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
14S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
12S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
10S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
7S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
7S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
6S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
5S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
5S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
4S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
4S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
4S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
3S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
3S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
2S.MNCcoal mine(s)a mine where coal is extracted
2S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
2S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
1S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
1S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.HSECcountry housea large house, mansion, or chateau, on a large estate
1S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
1S.PRKHQpark headquartersa park administrative facility
1S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
1S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
1S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
224 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
337T.PANpana near-level shallow, natural depression or basin, usually containing an intermittent lake, pond, or pool
332T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
95T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
16T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
14T.PANSpansa near-level shallow, natural depression or basin, usually containing an intermittent lake, pond, or pool
11T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
9T.SBEDdry stream beda channel formerly containing the water of a stream
8T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
4T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
3T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
3T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
2T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
2T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
2T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
1T.DSRTdeserta large area with little or no vegetation due to extreme environmental conditions
1T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
1T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
1T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
1T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
843 Total for T
3.744

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