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Feature Statistic Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
6A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
7 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
145H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
38H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
25H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
5H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
3H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
3H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
2H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
2H.PNDNsalt ponda small standing body of salt water often in a marsh or swamp, usually along a seacoast
1H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
1H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
1H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
1H.STMIintermittent stream
1H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
228 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
3 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
83P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
5P.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
1P.PPLXsection of populated place
91 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)
10S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
8S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
6S.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.WHRFwharf(-ves)a structure of open rather than solid construction along a shore or a bank which provides berthing for ships and cargo-handling facilities
1S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.AIRQabandoned airfield
1S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
1S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
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.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
1S.MLWNDwindmilla mill or water pump powered by wind
1S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
1S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
35 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
75T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
47T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
29T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
18T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
10T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
9T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
4T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
4T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
2T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
2T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
2T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
205 Total for T
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