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Feature Statistic El Salvador

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
262A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
253A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
14A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
1A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
531 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
660H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
532H.STMIintermittent stream
31H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
28H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
9H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
9H.STMXsection of stream
8H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
8H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
5H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
5H.LKCcrater lakea lake in a crater or caldera
4H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
4H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
4H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
2H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
2H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
2H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
1H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.POOLpool(s)a small and comparatively still, deep part of a larger body of water such as a stream or harbor; or a small body of standing water
1H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
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.LKIintermittent lake
1.319 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
41L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
12L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
10L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
6L.DEVHhousing developmenta tract of land on which many houses of similar design are built according to a development plan
5L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
3L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
2L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
2L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
82 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
3.483P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
1.328P.PPLXsection of populated place
13P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
4.825 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
1 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
160S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
84S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
60S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
25S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
25S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
23S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
18S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
12S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
10S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
8S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
7S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
7S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
6S.AIRQabandoned airfield
6S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
5S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
4S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
3S.RDCRtraffic circlea road junction formed around a central circle about which traffic moves in one direction only
3S.FRMTfarmsteadthe buildings and adjacent service areas of a farm
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
3S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
3S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
3S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
2S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
2S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
2S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
2S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
2S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.NSYnursery(-ies)a place where plants are propagated for transplanting or grafting
1S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
1S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
1S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
1S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
1S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
1S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
1S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.SCHMmilitary schoola school at which military science forms the core of the curriculum
1S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
1S.WHRFwharf(-ves)a structure of open rather than solid construction along a shore or a bank which provides berthing for ships and cargo-handling facilities
1S.ZNFfree trade zonean area, usually a section of a port, where goods may be received and shipped free of customs duty and of most customs regulations
1S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
1S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
1S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
504 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
361T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
305T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
76T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
64T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
48T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
25T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
13T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
10T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
8T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
8T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
4T.BARbara shallow ridge or mound of coarse unconsolidated material in a stream channel, at the mouth of a stream, estuary, or lagoon and in the wave-break zone along coasts
4T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
4T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
3T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
3T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
2T.SBEDdry stream beda channel formerly containing the water of a stream
2T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
1T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
1T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
1T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
1T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
945 Total for T

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