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Feature Statistic Guernsey

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
11A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLpolitical entity
13 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
64H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
15H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
7H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
5H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
3H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
2H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
2H.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
2H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
2H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
1H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
1H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
1H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
105 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
52L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
5L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
3L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
2L.CMNcommona park or pasture for community use
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
63 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
251P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
7P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
260 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
33S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
24S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
16S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
10S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
5S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
5S.GRVEgravea burial site
5S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
4S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
3S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
3S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
3S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
3S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
2S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
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
2S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
1S.ARCHarcha natural or man-made structure in the form of an arch
1S.BRKWbreakwatera structure erected to break the force of waves at the entrance to a harbor or port
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
1S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
1S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
1S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
1S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
1S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
1S.RKRYrookerya breeding place of a colony of birds or seals
1S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
1S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
1S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
1S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
1S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
136 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
119T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
64T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
42T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
17T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
6T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
5T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
4T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
4T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
3T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
2T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
1T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
1T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.ISTHisthmusa narrow strip of land connecting two larger land masses and bordered by water
271 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
1V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1 Total for V
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