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Feature Statistic Haiti

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
132A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
42A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
10A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
185 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
633H.STMIintermittent stream
571H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
76H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
58H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
15H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
13H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
11H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
10H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
10H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
9H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
8H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
7H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
6H.PNDIintermittent pond
6H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
4H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
3H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
3H.SPNThot spring(s)a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground
3H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
3H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
3H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
2H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
2H.LKOoxbow lakea crescent-shaped lake commonly found adjacent to meandering streams
2H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
2H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
1H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
1H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
1H.DTCHIirrigation ditcha ditch which serves to distribute irrigation water
1H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
1H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
1H.LKIintermittent lake
1H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
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.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
1H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
1H.STMSstreamsbodies of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1H.STMXsection of stream
1H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
1.473 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1.838L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
2L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
2L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
2L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
1.844 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
10.835P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
87P.PPLXsection of populated place
9P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
3P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
10.935 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
46R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
4R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
1R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
1R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
1R.RRQabandoned railroad
53 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
35S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
25S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
11S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
10S.AIRQabandoned airfield
10S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
10S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
8S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
7S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
5S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
4S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
4S.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.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
3S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
2S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
2S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
2S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
2S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
2S.ASYLasyluma facility where the insane are cared for and protected
1S.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.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
1S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
1S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
1S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
1S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
155 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
682T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
189T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
183T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
57T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
55T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
36T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
24T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
23T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
21T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
18T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
14T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
12T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
4T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
4T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
4T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
3T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
3T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
1T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
1T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1.339 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
3V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
1V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
4 Total for V
15.988

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