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Feature Statistic Martinique

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
34A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
4A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
1A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
1A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
41 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
132H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
80H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
32H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
30H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
22H.STMIintermittent stream
14H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
14H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
9H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
8H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
7H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
5H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
4H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
3H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
2H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
1H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
1H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
1H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
1H.PNDIintermittent pond
1H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
1H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
368 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
26L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
1L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
30 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
618P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
32P.PPLXsection of populated place
24P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLA4seat of a fourth-order administrative division
676 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
1 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
162S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
35S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
34S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
7S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
4S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
3S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
2S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
2S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
2S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
2S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
1S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
1S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
1S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
1S.ESTXsection of estate
1S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
1S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
1S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
262 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
143T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
90T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
72T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
40T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
13T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
7T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
5T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
5T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
4T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
4T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
3T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
2T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
2T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
1T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
1T.LAVAlava areaan area of solidified lava
1T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
1T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
1T.RDGBbeach ridgea ridge of sand just inland and parallel to the beach, usually in series
1T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
400 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
5V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
5 Total for V

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