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Feature Statistic Saint Lucia

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
11A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
12 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
67H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
46H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
23H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
3H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
2H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
2H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
1H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
144 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
2L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
3 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
143P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
36P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
9P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
191 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
1 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
88S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
18S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
10S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
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
2S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
2S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
1S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
1S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
125 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
71T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
45T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
13T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
8T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
5T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
3T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
2T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
2T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
2T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
2T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
155 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
1V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1 Total for V
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