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Feature Statistic Guinea

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
301A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
34A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
8A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
2A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
1A.ZNzone
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
347 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1.721H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
636H.STMIintermittent stream
29H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
19H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
16H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
12H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
10H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
9H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
9H.LKIintermittent lake
8H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
8H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
6H.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
6H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
5H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
2H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
2H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
2H.RFXsection of reef
2H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
2H.STMXsection of stream
1H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
1H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
1H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
1H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
1H.PNDIintermittent pond
2.509 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
21L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
5L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
4L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
3L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
2L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
36 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
6.763P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
27P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
6P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLQabandoned populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
6.799 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
37S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
15S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
13S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
5S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
3S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
3S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
2S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
2S.BRKWbreakwatera structure erected to break the force of waves at the entrance to a harbor or port
2S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
1S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
1S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
1S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
1S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
1S.UNIVuniversityAn institution for higher learning with teaching and research facilities constituting a graduate school and professional schools that award master's degrees and doctorates and an undergraduate division that awards bachelor's degrees.
91 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
469T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
357T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
50T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
46T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
32T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
31T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
16T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
7T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
6T.MESAmesa(s)a flat-topped, isolated elevation with steep slopes on all sides, less extensive than a plateau
6T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
3T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
2T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
2T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
2T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.NKMmeander necka narrow strip of land between the two limbs of a meander loop at its narrowest point
2T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
1T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
1T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
1T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1.037 Total for T
10.819

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