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Feature Statistic El Salvador

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
261A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
46A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-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
322 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
637H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
486H.STMIintermittent stream
30H.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.STMXsection of stream
9H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
8H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
8H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
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.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
4H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
4H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
2H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
2H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
2H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
1H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.LKIintermittent lake
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.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.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
1.249 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
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
5L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
3L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
2L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
34 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
3.484P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
30P.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
3.528 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)
144S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
84S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
25S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
16S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
7S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
5S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
4S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
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.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
3S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
3S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
2S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
2S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
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.FRMTfarmsteadthe buildings and adjacent service areas of a farm
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
1S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
1S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
307 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
357T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
300T.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
24T.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.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
8T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
4T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
4T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
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
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.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
2T.SBEDdry stream beda channel formerly containing the water of a stream
1T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
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.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
934 Total for T
6.375

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