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Feature Statistic Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
1 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
15H.GLCRglacier(s)a mass of ice, usually at high latitudes or high elevations, with sufficient thickness to flow away from the source area in lobes, tongues, or masses
4H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
3H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
1H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
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.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
25 Total for H
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
11T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
11T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
7T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
7T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
6T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
6T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
4T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
4T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
4T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
4T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
1T.MRNmorainea mound, ridge, or other accumulation of glacial till
1T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
1T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
1T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.PKSpeakspointed elevations atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic features
70 Total for T
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