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Feature Statistic Senegal

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
48A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
14A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
9A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
5A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
77 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
301H.STMIintermittent stream
291H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
146H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
116H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
100H.WADwadia valley or ravine, bounded by relatively steep banks, which in the rainy season becomes a watercourse; found primarily in North Africa and the Middle East
37H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
35H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
30H.WLLwella cylindrical hole, pit, or tunnel drilled or dug down to a depth from which water, oil, or gas can be pumped or brought to the surface
16H.LKIintermittent lake
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.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
5H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
4H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
4H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
4H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
4H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
4H.STMXsection of stream
3H.AIRSseaplane landing areaa place on a waterbody where floatplanes land and take off
3H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
2H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
2H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
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
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
1H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
1H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
1H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
1H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
1.144 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
203L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
146L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
48L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
27L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
9L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
4L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
3L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
2L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
1L.TRBtribal areaa tract of land used by nomadic or other tribes
444 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
9.475P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
185P.PPLXsection of populated place
15P.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
1P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
9.690 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
484S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
83S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
55S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
13S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
12S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
9S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
8S.UNIVuniversityAn institution for higher learning with teaching and research facilities constituting a graduate school and professional schools that award master's degrees and doctorates and an undergraduate division that awards bachelor's degrees.
8S.AIRQabandoned airfield
4S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
3S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
3S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
3S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
3S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
3S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
3S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
3S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
2S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
2S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
2S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
2S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
1S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
1S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
1S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
1S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
1S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
711 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
88T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
35T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
32T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
10T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
8T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
5T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
4T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
4T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
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.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
3T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
3T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
2T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
1T.CNYNcanyona deep, narrow valley with steep sides cutting into a plateau or mountainous area
1T.DLTAdeltaa flat plain formed by alluvial deposits at the mouth of a stream
1T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
1T.MESAmesa(s)a flat-topped, isolated elevation with steep slopes on all sides, less extensive than a plateau
206 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
34V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
5V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
39 Total for V
12.311

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