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Feature Statistic South Korea

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
3.526A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
1.589A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
254A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
84A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
17A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
16A.ADM4Hhistorical fourth-order administrative divisiona former fourth-order administrative division
5A.ADM2Hhistorical second-order administrative divisiona former second-order administrative division
2A.ADM3Hhistorical third-order administrative divisiona former third-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
5.495 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
6.362H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
1.135H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
772H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
147H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
108H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
87H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
54H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
49H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
41H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
24H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
22H.MFGNsalt evaporation pondsdiked salt ponds used in the production of solar evaporated salt
20H.SPNThot spring(s)a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground
19H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
19H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
16H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
13H.RSVIintermittent reservoir
11H.BNKRstream banka sloping margin of a stream channel which normally confines the stream to its channel on land
10H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
9H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
9H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
7H.STMXsection of stream
6H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
5H.PNDIintermittent pond
5H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
3H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
3H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
2H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
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.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
1H.CRNTcurrenta horizontal flow of water in a given direction with uniform velocity
1H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
1H.RCHreacha straight section of a navigable stream or channel between two bends
1H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
1H.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
8.967 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
6.804L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
449L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
180L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
92L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
17L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
3L.AGRCagricultural colonya tract of land set aside for agricultural settlement
2L.CTRBbusiness centera place where a number of businesses are located
2L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.BTLbattlefielda site of a land battle of historical importance
1L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
1L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
1L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
7.554 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
49.462P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
1.301P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
755P.PPLXsection of populated place
46P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
16P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
15P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
11P.PPLQabandoned populated place
2P.PPLA4seat of a fourth-order administrative division
2P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLRreligious populated placea populated place whose population is largely engaged in religious occupations
1P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
51.613 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
304R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
262R.TNLRDroad tunnela tunnel through which a road passes
79R.TNLRRrailroad tunnela tunnel through which a railroad passes
56R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
15R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
9R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
4R.CSWYcausewaya raised roadway across wet ground or shallow water
3R.RYDrailroad yarda system of tracks used for the making up of trains, and switching and storing freight cars
732 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
6.504S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
4.831S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
3.442S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
1.608S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
1.027S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
913S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
414S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
371S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
345S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
337S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
291S.HSPCclinica medical facility associated with a hospital for outpatients
238S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
234S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
218S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
201S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
126S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
117S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
116S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
115S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
101S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
82S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
70S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
68S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
59S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
57S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
50S.RLGRretreata place of temporary seclusion, especially for religious groups
48S.DIKEdikean earth or stone embankment usually constructed for flood or stream control
42S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
41S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
39S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
37S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
34S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
32S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
32S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
29S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
28S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
22S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
18S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
17S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
15S.PKLTparking lotan area used for parking vehicles
15S.PGDApagodaa tower-like storied structure, usually a Buddhist shrine
14S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
13S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
13S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
11S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
10S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
10S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
10S.CVNTconventa building where a community of nuns lives in seclusion
10S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
10S.CTHSEcourthousea building in which courts of law are held
8S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
8S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
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.
7S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
7S.TRANTtransit terminalfacilities for the handling of vehicular freight and passengers
6S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
5S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
5S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
4S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
4S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
4S.OBPTobservation pointa wildlife or scenic observation point
4S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
4S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
4S.SWTsewage treatment plantfacility for the processing of sewage and/or wastewater
4S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
3S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
3S.SNTRsanatoriuma facility where victims of physical or mental disorders are treated
3S.GRVEgravea burial site
3S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
3S.MNCcoal mine(s)a mine where coal is extracted
3S.OILRoil refinerya facility for converting crude oil into refined petroleum products
3S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
3S.PRNJreformatorya facility for confining, training, and reforming young law offenders
2S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
2S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
2S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
2S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
2S.NSYnursery(-ies)a place where plants are propagated for transplanting or grafting
2S.STNIinspection stationa station at which vehicles, goods, and people are inspected
2S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
2S.AIRQabandoned airfield
2S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
1S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
1S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
1S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
1S.LEPCleper colonya settled area inhabited by lepers in relative isolation
1S.CTRMmedical centera complex of health care buildings including two or more of the following: hospital, medical school, clinic, pharmacy, doctor's offices, etc.
1S.MNFEiron mine(s)a mine where iron ore is extracted
1S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
1S.MSSNmissiona place characterized by dwellings, school, church, hospital and other facilities operated by a religious group for the purpose of providing charitable services and to propagate religion
1S.OPRAopera houseA theater designed chiefly for the performance of operas.
1S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.BUSTPbus stopa place lacking station facilities
1S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
1S.RLGreligious sitean ancient site of significant religious importance
1S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
1S.AQCaquaculture facilityfacility or area for the cultivation of aquatic animals and plants, especially fish, shellfish, and seaweed, in natural or controlled marine or freshwater environments; underwater agriculture
1S.SCHMmilitary schoola school at which military science forms the core of the curriculum
1S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
1S.STNEexperiment stationa facility for carrying out experiments
1S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
1S.WALLAancient wallthe remains of a linear defensive stone structure
1S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
1S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
22.631 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
2.483T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
2.324T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
2.181T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
2.073T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1.948T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
954T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
387T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
241T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
102T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
74T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
68T.CONEcone(s)a conical landform composed of mud or volcanic material
62T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
59T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
38T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
12T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
12T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
11T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
7T.ISLXsection of island
5T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
5T.LEVleveea natural low embankment bordering a distributary or meandering stream; often built up artificially to control floods
2T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
1T.ISTHisthmusa narrow strip of land connecting two larger land masses and bordered by water
1T.SHORshorea narrow zone bordering a waterbody which covers and uncovers at high and low water, respectively
1T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
1T.TALtalus slopea steep concave slope formed by an accumulation of loose rock fragments at the base of a cliff or steep slope
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
1T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
1T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
13.055 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
12V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
13 Total for V

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