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Feature Statistic Guadeloupe

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
32A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
2A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
1A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
1A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
37 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
290H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
270H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
191H.STMIintermittent stream
45H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
37H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
36H.PNDIintermittent pond
29H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
28H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
27H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
19H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
14H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
12H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
9H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
8H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
7H.STMXsection of stream
7H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
5H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
5H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
4H.RSVIintermittent reservoir
3H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
3H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
3H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
3H.MGVmangrove swampa tropical tidal mud flat characterized by mangrove vegetation
2H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
2H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
1H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
1H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
1H.LKIintermittent lake
1H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
1.063 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
318L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
4L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
3L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
2L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
1L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
1L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
1L.null
332 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
1.225P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
268P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
58P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1.552 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
1 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
49S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
24S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
19S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
15S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
14S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
11S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
7S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
6S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
4S.MFGQabandoned factory
4S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
3S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
3S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
2S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
2S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
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.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
1S.TRMOoil pipeline terminala tank farm or loading facility at the end of an oil pipeline
1S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
1S.ARCHarcha natural or man-made structure in the form of an arch
1S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
1S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
1S.HSECcountry housea large house, mansion, or chateau, on a large estate
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
1S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
1S.PRKHQpark headquartersa park administrative facility
1S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
179 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
319T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
132T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
112T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
64T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
60T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
33T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
24T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
20T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
13T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
12T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
10T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
6T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
6T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
6T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
4T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
4T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
4T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
4T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
3T.BLHLblowhole(s)a hole in coastal rock through which sea water is forced by a rising tide or waves and spurted through an outlet into the air
2T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
2T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
1T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1T.ISLMmangrove islanda mangrove swamp surrounded by a waterbody
1T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
845 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
22V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
23 Total for V
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