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Feature Statistic Lesotho

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
134A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
14A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
10A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
159 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
139H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
2H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
1H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
1H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
1H.STMXsection of stream
144 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
1L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
1L.TRBtribal areaa tract of land used by nomadic or other tribes
4 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
372P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
9P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
7P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
391 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
376S.MSSNmissiona place characterized by dwellings, school, church, hospital and other facilities operated by a religious group for the purpose of providing charitable services and to propagate religion
17S.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.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.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
3S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
3S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
2S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
2S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
2S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
1S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
413 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
182T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
18T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
16T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
6T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
2T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
2T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
1T.SDLsaddlea broad, open pass crossing a ridge or between hills or mountains
1T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
228 Total for T
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