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Feature Statistic Honduras

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
298A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
18A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
2A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
319 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
2.949H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
298H.STMIintermittent stream
78H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
59H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
38H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
21H.STMXsection of stream
21H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
9H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
7H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
6H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
5H.LKIintermittent lake
4H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
4H.CNLAaqueducta conduit used to carry water
4H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
4H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
3H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
2H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
2H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
2H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
2H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
2H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
1H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
1H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
1H.OCNoceanone of the major divisions of the vast expanse of salt water covering part of the earth
1H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
1H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
3.527 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
56L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
28L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
15L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
4L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
3L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
109 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
12.040P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
19P.PPLXsection of populated place
17P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
11P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
12.088 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
1 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
65S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
58S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
24S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
13S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
13S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
13S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
7S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
6S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
3S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
3S.BPboundary markera fixture marking a point along a boundary
3S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
3S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
3S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
2S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
2S.MNQabandoned mine
2S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
1S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
1S.ARCHarcha natural or man-made structure in the form of an arch
1S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
1S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
1S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
1S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
1S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
1S.MLWNDwindmilla mill or water pump powered by wind
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
1S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
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.
232 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
1.651T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
358T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
281T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
97T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
73T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
59T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
44T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
31T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
21T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
15T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
14T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
8T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
6T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
5T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
4T.BARbara shallow ridge or mound of coarse unconsolidated material in a stream channel, at the mouth of a stream, estuary, or lagoon and in the wave-break zone along coasts
4T.SBEDdry stream beda channel formerly containing the water of a stream
4T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
3T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
3T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
2T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
2T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
1T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
1T.ISLMmangrove islanda mangrove swamp surrounded by a waterbody
1T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
1T.DLTAdeltaa flat plain formed by alluvial deposits at the mouth of a stream
2.691 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.APNUaprona gentle slope, with a generally smooth surface, particularly found around groups of islands and seamounts
1U.EDGUshelf edgea line along which there is a marked increase of slope at the outer margin of a continental shelf or island shelf
1U.PLNUplaina flat, gently sloping or nearly level region
1U.SCNUseachannela continuously sloping, elongated depression commonly found in fans or plains and customarily bordered by levees on one or two sides
4 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
1V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1 Total for V
18.972

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