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Feature Statistic Jamaica

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
825A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
14A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
841 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
459H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
148H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
37H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
32H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
24H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
17H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
12H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
9H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
8H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
6H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
4H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
3H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
3H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
2H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
2H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
1H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
1H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
1H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
1H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
1H.STMIintermittent stream
1H.AIRSseaplane landing areaa place on a waterbody where floatplanes land and take off
1H.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
1H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
774 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
49L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
29L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
7L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
3L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
2L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
1L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
92 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
2.097P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
42P.PPLXsection of populated place
15P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
13P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
4P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
2.173 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
4R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
2R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
6 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
361S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
37S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
22S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
10S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
10S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
9S.AIRQabandoned airfield
8S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
7S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
6S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
5S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
4S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
3S.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.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
2S.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.
2S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
2S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
2S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
2S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
2S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
2S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
2S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
2S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
2S.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
2S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
1S.MFGCcannerya building where food items are canned
1S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
1S.CARNcairna heap of stones erected as a landmark or for other purposes
1S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
1S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
1S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
1S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
1S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
1S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
1S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
518 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
167T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
134T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
127T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
47T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
18T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
18T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
18T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
14T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
13T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
10T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
9T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
6T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
5T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
4T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
3T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
3T.GAPgapa low place in a ridge, not used for transportation
3T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
1T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.KRSTkarst areaa distinctive landscape developed on soluble rock such as limestone characterized by sinkholes, caves, disappearing streams, and underground drainage
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
604 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
2U.RDGUridgea long narrow elevation with steep sides
1U.KNLUknollan elevation rising generally more than 500 meters and less than 1,000 meters and of limited extent across the summit
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
5.012

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