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Feature Statistic Cayman Islands

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
8A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
6A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
15 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
59H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
11H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
8H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
7H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
6H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
3H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
2H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
2H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
2H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
2H.PNDSpondssmall standing waterbodies
2H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
1H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
1H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
109 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
14L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
7L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
21 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
59P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
5P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLXsection of populated place
2P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
69 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
41S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
3S.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.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
1S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
1S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
1S.DIKEdikean earth or stone embankment usually constructed for flood or stream control
1S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
52 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
62T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
10T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
8T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
6T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
5T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
2T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
2T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
2T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
1T.BLHLblowhole(s)a hole in coastal rock through which sea water is forced by a rising tide or waves and spurted through an outlet into the air
100 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.FLTUflata small level or nearly level area
1U.RFUreefa surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
2 Total for U
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