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Feature Statistic Dominica

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
10A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
11 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
78H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
41H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
11H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
3H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
2H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
2H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
1H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
1H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
139 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
3L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
3L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
2L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
1L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
10 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
94P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
9P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
5P.PPLXsection of populated place
3P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
112 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
14S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
9S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
2S.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.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.RETstorea building where goods and/or services are offered for sale
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
30 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
48T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
26T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
8T.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.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
3T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
1T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
1T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
1T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
104 Total for T
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