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Feature Statistic Samoa

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
14A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
13A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
11A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
39 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
56H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
32H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
8H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
7H.LKCcrater lakea lake in a crater or caldera
5H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
4H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
3H.STMBstream benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a stream
2H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
2H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
2H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
2H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
2H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
2H.STMIintermittent stream
1H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
1H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
129 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
45L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
3L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
2L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
50 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
402P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
8P.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.PPLXsection of populated place
412 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
7R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
1R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
8 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
25S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
8S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
7S.HUThuta small primitive house
4S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
4S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
3S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
3S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
2S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
2S.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.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
1S.ESTXsection of estate
1S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
1S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
1S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
1S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
1S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
1S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.SWTsewage treatment plantfacility for the processing of sewage and/or wastewater
1S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
73 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
55T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
50T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
34T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
26T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
22T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
7T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
5T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
3T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
3T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
2T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
2T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
1T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
1T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.CLDAcalderaa depression measuring kilometers across formed by the collapse of a volcanic mountain
1T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
213 Total for T
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