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Feature Statistic Cocos [Keeling] Islands

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
1 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
4H.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.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
2H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
1H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
1H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
1H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
1H.CHNNnavigation channela buoyed channel of sufficient depth for the safe navigation of vessels
1H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
13 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
1P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
2 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
1S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
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.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
1S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
4 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
27T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
8T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
2T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
1T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
39 Total for T
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