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Feature Statistic Kazakhstan

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
268A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
26A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
17A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
10A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
3A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.LTERleased areaa tract of land leased to another country, usually for military installations
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
326 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
2.202H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1.907H.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
1.474H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
551H.STMIintermittent stream
464H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
297H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
185H.LKNIintermittent salt lake
145H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
138H.LKIintermittent lake
122H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
109H.WLLQabandoned well
87H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
82H.MRSHNsalt marsha flat area, subject to periodic salt water inundation, dominated by grassy salt-tolerant plants
81H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
31H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
27H.LKOoxbow lakea crescent-shaped lake commonly found adjacent to meandering streams
27H.LKOIintermittent oxbow lake
26H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
24H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
17H.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
15H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
14H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
8H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
8H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
8H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
7H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
7H.STMXsection of stream
6H.RSVIintermittent reservoir
5H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
5H.DTCHIirrigation ditcha ditch which serves to distribute irrigation water
4H.CHNLlake channel(s)that part of a lake having water deep enough for navigation between islands, shoals, etc.
4H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
3H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
3H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
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.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
2H.PNDSFfishpondsponds or enclosures in which fish are kept or raised
2H.CNLQabandoned canal
1H.STMQabandoned watercoursea former stream or distributary no longer carrying flowing water, but still evident due to lakes, wetland, topographic or vegetation patterns
1H.SEAseaa large body of salt water more or less confined by continuous land or chains of islands forming a subdivision of an ocean
1H.MFGNsalt evaporation pondsdiked salt ponds used in the production of solar evaporated salt
1H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
8.106 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1.177L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
319L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
9L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
8L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
5L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
3L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
2L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
2L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
2L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
2L.COLFcoalfielda region in which coal deposits of possible economic value occur
1.529 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
10.653P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
88P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
47P.PPLXsection of populated place
35P.PPLQabandoned populated place
16P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
3P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
2P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
2P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
10.848 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
76R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
22R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
2R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
2R.OILPoil pipelinea pipeline used for transporting oil
1R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
103 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
1.194S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
836S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
418S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
417S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
409S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
368S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
244S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
142S.GRVEgravea burial site
90S.RSDrailroad sidinga short track parallel to and joining the main track
70S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
45S.PSTPpatrol posta post from which patrols are sent out
38S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
28S.CRRLcorral(s)a pen or enclosure for confining or capturing animals
26S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
23S.HUThuta small primitive house
20S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
12S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
12S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
10S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
9S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
8S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
8S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
7S.CMPLlogging campa camp used by loggers
6S.DIKEdikean earth or stone embankment usually constructed for flood or stream control
5S.BRKSbarracksa building for lodging military personnel
5S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
5S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
5S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
5S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
4S.SNTRsanatoriuma facility where victims of physical or mental disorders are treated
3S.SHSEstorehousea building for storing goods, especially provisions
2S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
2S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
2S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
2S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
2S.OILWoil wella well from which oil may be pumped
2S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
2S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
2S.RSGNLrailroad signala signal at the entrance of a particular section of track governing the movement of trains
2S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
1S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.FRMQabandoned farm
1S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
1S.CMPQabandoned camp
1S.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
1S.CMPOoil campa camp used by oilfield workers
1S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
1S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
1S.CTRSspace centera facility for launching, tracking, or controlling satellites and space vehicles
1S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
1S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
1S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
1S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
1S.VETFveterinary facilitya building or camp at which veterinary services are available
4.506 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
641T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
627T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
335T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
181T.SBEDdry stream beda channel formerly containing the water of a stream
119T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
112T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
92T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
75T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
39T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
36T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
33T.DSRTdeserta large area with little or no vegetation due to extreme environmental conditions
31T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
26T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
26T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
21T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
20T.ERGsandy desertan extensive tract of shifting sand and sand dunes
18T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
14T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
12T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
9T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
7T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
6T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
5T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
5T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
5T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
4T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.BUTEbutte(s)a small, isolated, usually flat-topped hill with steep sides
2T.TRRterracea long, narrow alluvial platform bounded by steeper slopes above and below, usually overlooking a waterbody
2T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
1T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
1T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
2.507 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
15V.OCHorchard(s)a planting of fruit or nut trees
9V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
4V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
3V.CULTcultivated areaan area under cultivation
1V.SCRBscrublandan area of low trees, bushes, and shrubs stunted by some environmental limitation
32 Total for V

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