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Feature Statistic Myanmar [Burma]

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
330A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
73A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
17A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
15A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
3A.ADM2Hhistorical second-order administrative divisiona former second-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
439 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
4.967H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
163H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
136H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
51H.STMIintermittent stream
50H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
44H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
42H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
33H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
28H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
28H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
28H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
27H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
15H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
11H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
10H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
10H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
6H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
4H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
3H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
3H.STMXsection of stream
3H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
2H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
2H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
2H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
2H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
2H.RCHreacha straight section of a navigable stream or channel between two bends
1H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
1H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
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
1H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
1H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
1H.CNFLconfluencea place where two or more streams or intermittent streams flow together
5.680 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
319L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
3L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
2L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
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
327 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
38.445P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
677P.PPLQabandoned populated place
285P.PPLXsection of populated place
22P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
14P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
39.445 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
1R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
2 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
178S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
133S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
86S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
73S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
45S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
26S.PGDApagodaa tower-like storied structure, usually a Buddhist shrine
9S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
8S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
7S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
7S.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.
5S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
5S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
5S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
4S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
3S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
3S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
3S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
3S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
2S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
2S.BANKbankA business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
2S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
2S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
2S.ESTRrubber plantationan estate which specializes in growing and tapping rubber trees
1S.OILRoil refinerya facility for converting crude oil into refined petroleum products
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
1S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
1S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
1S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
1S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
1S.COMCcommunication centera facility, including buildings, antennae, towers and electronic equipment for receiving and transmitting information
1S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
1S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
1S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
1S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
1S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
1S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
1S.BPboundary markera fixture marking a point along a boundary
1S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
1S.AIRQabandoned airfield
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
632 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
2.093T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
574T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
463T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
164T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
87T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
59T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
49T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
48T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
33T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
27T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
17T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
14T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
11T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
9T.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
4T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
3T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
2T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
2T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
1T.MESAmesa(s)a flat-topped, isolated elevation with steep slopes on all sides, less extensive than a plateau
1T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
1T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.ISTHisthmusa narrow strip of land connecting two larger land masses and bordered by water
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
1T.DLTAdeltaa flat plain formed by alluvial deposits at the mouth of a stream
1T.CUETcuesta(s)an asymmetric ridge formed on tilted strata
3.667 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
1V.HTHheathan upland moor or sandy area dominated by low shrubby vegetation including heather
1 Total for V

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