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Feature Statistic Iran

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
411A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
146A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
31A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
6A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
5A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
601 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
7.571H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
6.333H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
2.249H.STMIintermittent stream
1.710H.WLLwella cylindrical hole, pit, or tunnel drilled or dug down to a depth from which water, oil, or gas can be pumped or brought to the surface
393H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
377H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
240H.RSVTwater tanka contained pool or tank of water at, below, or above ground level
146H.STMXsection of stream
125H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
89H.CNLSBunderground irrigation canal(s)a gently inclined underground tunnel bringing water for irrigation from aquifers
89H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
87H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
51H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
49H.STMIXsection of intermittent stream
44H.FISHfishing areaa fishing ground, bank or area where fishermen go to catch fish
42H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
41H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
34H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
34H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
32H.LKIintermittent lake
31H.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
30H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
28H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
26H.PNDSFfishpondsponds or enclosures in which fish are kept or raised
23H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
23H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
22H.CNLAaqueducta conduit used to carry water
21H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
21H.WADwadia valley or ravine, bounded by relatively steep banks, which in the rainy season becomes a watercourse; found primarily in North Africa and the Middle East
20H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
16H.SYSIirrigation systema network of ditches and one or more of the following elements: water supply, reservoir, canal, pump, well, drain, etc.
16H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
15H.MRSHNsalt marsha flat area, subject to periodic salt water inundation, dominated by grassy salt-tolerant plants
14H.LKNIintermittent salt lake
13H.SPNThot spring(s)a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground
12H.WLLQabandoned well
12H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
12H.SEAseaa large body of salt water more or less confined by continuous land or chains of islands forming a subdivision of an ocean
8H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
6H.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
6H.POOLIintermittent pool
6H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
4H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
4H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
4H.PNDIintermittent pond
4H.STMQabandoned watercoursea former stream or distributary no longer carrying flowing water, but still evident due to lakes, wetland, topographic or vegetation patterns
4H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
3H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
3H.CHNLlake channel(s)that part of a lake having water deep enough for navigation between islands, shoals, etc.
3H.RCHreacha straight section of a navigable stream or channel between two bends
3H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
3H.STMHheadwatersthe source and upper part of a stream, including the upper drainage basin
3H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
2H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
2H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
2H.CAPGicecapa dome-shaped mass of glacial ice covering an area of mountain summits or other high lands; smaller than an ice sheet
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.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
2H.SPNSsulphur spring(s)a place where sulphur ground water flows naturally out of the ground
2H.RSVIintermittent reservoir
2H.SBKHsabkha(s)a salt flat or salt encrusted plain subject to periodic inundation from flooding or high tides
2H.WADMwadi mouththe lower terminus of a wadi where it widens into an adjoining floodplain, depression, or waterbody
1H.FLTMmud flat(s)a relatively level area of mud either between high and low tide lines, or subject to flooding
1H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
1H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
1H.BNKRstream banka sloping margin of a stream channel which normally confines the stream to its channel on land
1H.CNLQabandoned canal
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.PNDNsalt ponda small standing body of salt water often in a marsh or swamp, usually along a seacoast
1H.DTCHDdrainage ditcha ditch which serves to drain the land
1H.STMSstreamsbodies of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
20.183 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
3.216L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
2.837L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
388L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
250L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
245L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
125L.TRBtribal areaa tract of land used by nomadic or other tribes
34L.CLGclearingan area in a forest with trees removed
32L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
26L.AGRCagricultural colonya tract of land set aside for agricultural settlement
23L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
22L.DEVHhousing developmenta tract of land on which many houses of similar design are built according to a development plan
17L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
8L.MNAmining areaan area of mine sites where minerals and ores are extracted
7L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
7L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
5L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
2L.BSNDdrainage basinan area drained by a stream
2L.GASFgasfieldan area containing a subterranean store of natural gas of economic value
2L.COLFcoalfielda region in which coal deposits of possible economic value occur
2L.CTRBbusiness centera place where a number of businesses are located
2L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
2L.MILBmilitary basea place used by an army or other armed service for storing arms and supplies, and for accommodating and training troops, a base from which operations can be initiated
2L.MVAmaneuver areaa tract of land where military field exercises are carried out
2L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.CNSconcession areaa lease of land by a government for economic development, e.g., mining, forestry
1L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
1L.FLDIirrigated field(s)a tract of level or terraced land which is irrigated
1L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
1L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.RGNHhistorical regiona former historic area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.RESPpalm tree reservean area of palm trees where use is controlled
1L.RESHhunting reservea tract of land used primarily for hunting
7.266 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
70.254P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
4.620P.PPLQabandoned populated place
2.540P.PPLXsection of populated place
1.455P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
840P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
354P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
51P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
30P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
2P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
1P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
80.150 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
945R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
198R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
17R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
16R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
10R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
2R.RDBroad benda conspicuously curved or bent section of a road
1R.RYDrailroad yarda system of tracks used for the making up of trains, and switching and storing freight cars
1R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
1.190 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
20.596S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
6.505S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
2.444S.FRMQabandoned farm
1.345S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
1.164S.CRRLcorral(s)a pen or enclosure for confining or capturing animals
1.048S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
952S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
770S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
646S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
499S.RDCRtraffic circlea road junction formed around a central circle about which traffic moves in one direction only
439S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
363S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
351S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
320S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
261S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
258S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
249S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
220S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
214S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
208S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
178S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
168S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
156S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
150S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
140S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
137S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
133S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
127S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
121S.HUThuta small primitive house
98S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
93S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
84S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
82S.HSPCclinica medical facility associated with a hospital for outpatients
72S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
72S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
61S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
56S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
56S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
54S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
54S.MNQabandoned mine
49S.CTRMmedical centera complex of health care buildings including two or more of the following: hospital, medical school, clinic, pharmacy, doctor's offices, etc.
44S.COMCcommunication centera facility, including buildings, antennae, towers and electronic equipment for receiving and transmitting information
37S.SHSEstorehousea building for storing goods, especially provisions
33S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
32S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
32S.MNCcoal mine(s)a mine where coal is extracted
31S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
30S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
30S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
26S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
25S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
25S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
21S.MFGSGsugar refinerya facility for converting raw sugar into refined sugar
21S.HLThalting placea place where caravans stop for rest
21S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
19S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
17S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
17S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
15S.GRVEgravea burial site
14S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
13S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
13S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
11S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
10S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
10S.RSTPQabandoned railroad stop
10S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
10S.CSTMcustoms housea building in a port where customs and duties are paid, and where vessels are entered and cleared
9S.PSTPpatrol posta post from which patrols are sent out
9S.MNCUcopper mine(s)a mine where copper ore is extracted
9S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
9S.OILRoil refinerya facility for converting crude oil into refined petroleum products
8S.PMPOoil pumping stationa facility for pumping oil through a pipeline
8S.HSECcountry housea large house, mansion, or chateau, on a large estate
8S.MNAUgold mine(s)a mine where gold ore, or alluvial gold is extracted
8S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
8S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
7S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
7S.PPQabandoned police post
7S.AIRQabandoned airfield
7S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
7S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
7S.TRANTtransit terminalfacilities for the handling of vehicular freight and passengers
7S.CMPQabandoned camp
6S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
6S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
6S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
6S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
6S.OILWoil wella well from which oil may be pumped
5S.MNFEiron mine(s)a mine where iron ore is extracted
5S.MNNsalt mine(s)a mine from which salt is extracted
5S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
5S.TRMOoil pipeline terminala tank farm or loading facility at the end of an oil pipeline
4S.MLWTRwater milla mill powered by running water
4S.RLGreligious sitean ancient site of significant religious importance
4S.MFGQabandoned factory
4S.HUTShutssmall primitive houses
4S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
4S.AQCaquaculture facilityfacility or area for the cultivation of aquatic animals and plants, especially fish, shellfish, and seaweed, in natural or controlled marine or freshwater environments; underwater agriculture
4S.MNCRchrome mine(s)a mine where chrome ore is extracted
4S.WALLAancient wallthe remains of a linear defensive stone structure
3S.DARYdairya facility for the processing, sale and distribution of milk or milk products
3S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
3S.NSYnursery(-ies)a place where plants are propagated for transplanting or grafting
3S.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.
3S.WHRFwharf(-ves)a structure of open rather than solid construction along a shore or a bank which provides berthing for ships and cargo-handling facilities
3S.VETFveterinary facilitya building or camp at which veterinary services are available
2S.CMPOoil campa camp used by oilfield workers
2S.BRKSbarracksa building for lodging military personnel
2S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
2S.QUAYquaya structure of solid construction along a shore or bank which provides berthing for ships and which generally provides cargo handling facilities
2S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
2S.DCKYdockyarda facility for servicing, building, or repairing ships
2S.RETstorea building where goods and/or services are offered for sale
2S.BURburial cave(s)a cave used for human burials
2S.CMPLAlabor campa camp used by migrant or temporary laborers
2S.DIKEdikean earth or stone embankment usually constructed for flood or stream control
2S.MFGCUcopper worksa facility for processing copper ore
2S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
2S.CMPRFrefugee campa camp used by refugees
1S.BPboundary markera fixture marking a point along a boundary
1S.SECPState Exam Prep Centrestate exam preparation centres
1S.THTRtheaterA building, room, or outdoor structure for the presentation of plays, films, or other dramatic performances
1S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
1S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
1S.DAMQruined dama destroyed or decayed dam which is no longer functional
1S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
1S.LNDFlandfilla place for trash and garbage disposal in which the waste is buried between layers of earth to build up low-lying land
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.BDGQruined bridgea destroyed or decayed bridge which is no longer functional
1S.DIPdiplomatic facilityoffice, residence, or facility of a foreign government, which may include an embassy, consulate, chancery, office of charge d'affaires, or other diplomatic, economic, military, or cultural mission
1S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
1S.ESTSGsugar plantationan estate that specializes in growing sugar cane
1S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
1S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
1S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
1S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
1S.MFGLMlimekilna furnace in which limestone is reduced to lime
1S.OILTtank farma tract of land occupied by large, cylindrical, metal tanks in which oil or liquid petrochemicals are stored
1S.SCHMmilitary schoola school at which military science forms the core of the curriculum
1S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
1S.SNTRsanatoriuma facility where victims of physical or mental disorders are treated
1S.SHPFsheepfolda fence or wall enclosure for sheep and other small herd animals
1S.STBLstablea building for the shelter and feeding of farm animals, especially horses
1S.ZNFfree trade zonean area, usually a section of a port, where goods may be received and shipped free of customs duty and of most customs regulations
1S.STNSsatellite stationa facility for tracking and communicating with orbiting satellites
1S.SWTsewage treatment plantfacility for the processing of sewage and/or wastewater
1S.WALLwalla thick masonry structure, usually enclosing a field or building, or forming the side of a structure
1S.CSNOcasinoa building used for entertainment, especially gambling
41.841 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
29.986T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
11.144T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
2.779T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1.368T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
1.363T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
725T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
479T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
411T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
259T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
253T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
129T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
117T.PANpana near-level shallow, natural depression or basin, usually containing an intermittent lake, pond, or pool
108T.SBEDdry stream beda channel formerly containing the water of a stream
96T.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
43T.DSRTdeserta large area with little or no vegetation due to extreme environmental conditions
27T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
26T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
23T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
20T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
13T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
12T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
12T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
7T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
6T.LEVleveea natural low embankment bordering a distributary or meandering stream; often built up artificially to control floods
6T.VALXsection of valley
6T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
5T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
5T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
4T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
4T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
4T.GAPgapa low place in a ridge, not used for transportation
3T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
3T.CNYNcanyona deep, narrow valley with steep sides cutting into a plateau or mountainous area
3T.ERGsandy desertan extensive tract of shifting sand and sand dunes
2T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
2T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
2T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
1T.LAVAlava areaan area of solidified lava
1T.MESAmesa(s)a flat-topped, isolated elevation with steep slopes on all sides, less extensive than a plateau
1T.VALGhanging valleya valley the floor of which is notably higher than the valley or shore to which it leads; most common in areas that have been glaciated
1T.TRRterracea long, narrow alluvial platform bounded by steeper slopes above and below, usually overlooking a waterbody
1T.FSRfissurea crack associated with volcanism
1T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
1T.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
1T.MRNmorainea mound, ridge, or other accumulation of glacial till
1T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
49.519 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.LEVUleveean embankment bordering a canyon, valley, or seachannel
1U.PLNUplaina flat, gently sloping or nearly level region
2 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
980V.OCHorchard(s)a planting of fruit or nut trees
947V.GRVPpalm grovea planting of palm trees
494V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
41V.CULTcultivated areaan area under cultivation
35V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
27V.TREEtree(s)a conspicuous tree used as a landmark
18V.VINvineyarda planting of grapevines
9V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
2V.GRVPNpine grovea planting of pine trees
1V.SCRBscrublandan area of low trees, bushes, and shrubs stunted by some environmental limitation
2.554 Total for V

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