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Feature Statistic Seychelles

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
25A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
1A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
27 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
50H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
22H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
19H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
12H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
10H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
10H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
4H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
2H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
1H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
1H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
1H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
132 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
15P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
7P.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
24 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
89S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
12S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
12S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
3S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
2S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
120 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
82T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
23T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
16T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
11T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
10T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
9T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
6T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
5T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
3T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
1T.ATOLatoll(s)a ring-shaped coral reef which has closely spaced islands on it encircling a lagoon
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
167 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
1V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1 Total for V

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