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Feature Statistic Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
2A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
3 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
81H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
53H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
27H.STMIintermittent stream
20H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
18H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
14H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
9H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
6H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
6H.PNDNsalt ponda small standing body of salt water often in a marsh or swamp, usually along a seacoast
5H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
5H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
4H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
4H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
3H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
3H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
1H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
1H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
1H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
1H.LGNXsection of lagoon
1H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
263 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
5L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
3L.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
9 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
3P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
5 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)
7S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
4S.WRCKwreckthe site of the remains of a wrecked vessel
4S.QUAYquaya structure of solid construction along a shore or bank which provides berthing for ships and which generally provides cargo handling facilities
3S.BRKWbreakwatera structure erected to break the force of waves at the entrance to a harbor or port
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.MOLEmolea massive structure of masonry or large stones serving as a pier or breakwater
1S.SHSEstorehousea building for storing goods, especially provisions
1S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
1S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
1S.FRMQabandoned farm
1S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
27 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
43T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
43T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
31T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
21T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
13T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
9T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
7T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
7T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
6T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
3T.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
3T.ISLXsection of island
2T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
2T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
2T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
2T.SHORshorea narrow zone bordering a waterbody which covers and uncovers at high and low water, respectively
1T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
1T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
1T.ISTHisthmusa narrow strip of land connecting two larger land masses and bordered by water
1T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
1T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
199 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
12V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
13 Total for V
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