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Feature Statistic Saint Kitts and Nevis

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, ...)
53H.STMIintermittent stream
25H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
20H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
8H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
6H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
1H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
1H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
1H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
116 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
5L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
5 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
82P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
23P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
13P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
119 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
148S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
25S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
23S.ESTSGsugar plantationan estate that specializes in growing sugar cane
9S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
2S.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.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
1S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
209 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
14T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
10T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
5T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
4T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
3T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
3T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
3T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
2T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
2T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
2T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
2T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
53 Total for T
517

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