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Feature Statistic Cook Islands

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
16A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLSsemi-independent political entity
17 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
61H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
23H.RFCcoral reef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of coral
18H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
14H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
11H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
8H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
5H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
3H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
3H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
2H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
2H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
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.PNDponda small standing waterbody
152 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
111L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
7L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
118 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
37P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
5P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
44 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
49S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
36S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
6S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
3S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
94 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
137T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
17T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
11T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
10T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
9T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
9T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
8T.ATOLatoll(s)a ring-shaped coral reef which has closely spaced islands on it encircling a lagoon
3T.ISLXsection of island
3T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
1T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
1T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
209 Total for T
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