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Feature Statistic Nauru

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
14A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
15 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
2H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
1H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
1H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
1H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
1H.LKSBunderground lakea standing body of water in a cave
1H.MGVmangrove swampa tropical tidal mud flat characterized by mangrove vegetation
1H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
1H.PNDSFfishpondsponds or enclosures in which fish are kept or raised
9 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
3L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
2L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.MNAmining areaan area of mine sites where minerals and ores are extracted
6 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
6P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
4P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
11 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
2R.RRQabandoned railroad
1R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
3 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
7S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
4S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
4S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
4S.MFGPHphosphate worksa facility for producing fertilizer
3S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
2S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
2S.AIRQabandoned airfield
2S.CMPQabandoned camp
2S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
2S.DIPdiplomatic facilityoffice, residence, or facility of a foreign government, which may include an embassy, consulate, chancery, office of charge d'affaires, or other diplomatic, economic, military, or cultural mission
2S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
2S.GOVLlocal government officea facility housing local governmental offices, usually a city, town, or village hall
1S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
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.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
1S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
1S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
1S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
1S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
1S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
1S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
1S.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.
49 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
3T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
1T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
1T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
6 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
2U.SMUseamountan elevation rising generally more than 1,000 meters and of limited extent across the summit
1U.BSNUbasina depression more or less equidimensional in plan and of variable extent
3 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
1V.CULTcultivated areaan area under cultivation
1V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1V.SCRBscrublandan area of low trees, bushes, and shrubs stunted by some environmental limitation
3 Total for V

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