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Feature Statistic Spain

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
8,124A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
61A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
52A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
47A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
19A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
4A.ADM3Hhistorical third-order administrative divisiona former third-order administrative division
3A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
1A.PRSHparishan ecclesiastical district
8,312 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
3,736H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1,836H.STMIintermittent stream
257H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
196H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
160H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
142H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
121H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
109H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
95H.LKIintermittent lake
94H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
87H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
78H.PNDIintermittent pond
46H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
33H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
28H.POOLpool(s)a small and comparatively still, deep part of a larger body of water such as a stream or harbor; or a small body of standing water
25H.STMXsection of stream
23H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
21H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
16H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
14H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
12H.MFGNsalt evaporation pondsdiked salt ponds used in the production of solar evaporated salt
12H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
12H.CNLIirrigation canala canal which serves as a main conduit for irrigation water
12H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
11H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
11H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
10H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
10H.STMQabandoned watercoursea former stream or distributary no longer carrying flowing water, but still evident due to lakes, wetland, topographic or vegetation patterns
9H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
9H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
8H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
8H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
8H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
7H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
7H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
7H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
7H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
6H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
6H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
6H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
5H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
4H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
4H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
4H.DCKBdocking basina part of a harbor where ships dock
4H.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
3H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
2H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
1H.STMHheadwatersthe source and upper part of a stream, including the upper drainage basin
1H.CNLAaqueducta conduit used to carry water
1H.RSVTwater tanka contained pool or tank of water at, below, or above ground level
1H.CNLQabandoned canal
1H.CRNTcurrenta horizontal flow of water in a given direction with uniform velocity
1H.MRSHNsalt marsha flat area, subject to periodic salt water inundation, dominated by grassy salt-tolerant plants
1H.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
1H.LGNSlagoonsshallow coastal waterbodies, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
1H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
1H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
1H.SPNSsulphur spring(s)a place where sulphur ground water flows naturally out of the ground
1H.SPNThot spring(s)a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground
1H.CNFLconfluencea place where two or more streams or intermittent streams flow together
7,342 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
952L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
271L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
258L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
145L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
92L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
58L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
32L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
24L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
19L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
16L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
7L.SNOWsnowfieldan area of permanent snow and ice forming the accumulation area of a glacier
7L.CMNcommona park or pasture for community use
4L.FLDIirrigated field(s)a tract of level or terraced land which is irrigated
3L.MILBmilitary basea place used by an army or other armed service for storing arms and supplies, and for accommodating and training troops, a base from which operations can be initiated
3L.MNAmining areaan area of mine sites where minerals and ores are extracted
3L.RGNEeconomic regiona region of a country established for economic development or for statistical purposes
3L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
2L.CTRBbusiness centera place where a number of businesses are located
2L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
2L.BTLbattlefielda site of a land battle of historical importance
1L.TRBtribal areaa tract of land used by nomadic or other tribes
1L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.RESPpalm tree reservean area of palm trees where use is controlled
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.RGNHhistorical regiona former historic area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
1L.AGRCagricultural colonya tract of land set aside for agricultural settlement
1,913 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
22,910P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
6,012P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
1,370P.PPLXsection of populated place
175P.PPLQabandoned populated place
131P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
32P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
25P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
19P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
8P.PPLCHhistorical capital of a political entitya former capital of a political entity
6P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
5P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
5P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
3P.PPLA4seat of a fourth-order administrative division
3P.PPLRreligious populated placea populated place whose population is largely engaged in religious occupations
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
30,705 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
25R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
19R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
19R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
3R.PRMNpromenadea place for public walking, usually along a beach front
3R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
2R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
2R.RDBroad benda conspicuously curved or bent section of a road
2R.RDAancient roadthe remains of a road used by ancient cultures
1R.TNLRRrailroad tunnela tunnel through which a railroad passes
1R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
1R.RRQabandoned railroad
1R.RYDrailroad yarda system of tracks used for the making up of trains, and switching and storing freight cars
79 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
19,485S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
1,345S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
1,116S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
974S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
874S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
461S.THTRtheatera building or outdoor area used for live theatrical presentations, concerts, opera or dance productions, cinema, and/or other stage productions
397S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
281S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
269S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
246S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
239S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
213S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
192S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
187S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
184S.OBPTobservation pointa wildlife or scenic observation point
181S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
173S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
172S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
158S.AMTHamphitheateran oval or circular structure with rising tiers of seats about a stage or open space
153S.MTROmetro stationmetro station (Underground, Tube, or Metro)
150S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
105S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
102S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
92S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
86S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
70S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
67S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
64S.CSNOcasinoa building used for entertainment, especially gambling
62S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
60S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
60S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
57S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
56S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
53S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
53S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
49S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
49S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
49S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
42S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
41S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
39S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
38S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
36S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
36S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
36S.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.
28S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
27S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
25S.HERMhermitagea secluded residence, usually for religious sects
21S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
19S.ARCHarcha natural or man-made structure in the form of an arch
18S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
15S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
14S.GOVLlocal government officea facility housing local governmental offices, usually a city, town, or village hall
13S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
13S.SHSEstorehousea building for storing goods, especially provisions
13S.CVNTconventa building where a community of nuns lives in seclusion
12S.COMCcommunication centera facility, including buildings, antennae, towers and electronic equipment for receiving and transmitting information
12S.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
11S.QUAYquaya structure of solid construction along a shore or bank which provides berthing for ships and which generally provides cargo handling facilities
10S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
10S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
10S.BANKbankA business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
9S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
9S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
9S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
9S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
9S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
8S.GRVEgravea burial site
8S.RLGreligious sitean ancient site of significant religious importance
8S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
8S.RETstorea building where goods and/or services are offered for sale
7S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
7S.CTRFfacility centera place where more than one facility is situated
7S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
7S.CTRMmedical centera complex of health care buildings including two or more of the following: hospital, medical school, clinic, pharmacy, doctor's offices, etc.
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.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
7S.MFGBbreweryone or more buildings where beer is brewed
7S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
6S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
6S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
6S.WALLwalla thick masonry structure, usually enclosing a field or building, or forming the side of a structure
6S.AIRQabandoned airfield
6S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
6S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
6S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
5S.BRKWbreakwatera structure erected to break the force of waves at the entrance to a harbor or port
5S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
5S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
5S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
4S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
4S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
4S.OPRAopera houseA theater designed chiefly for the performance of operas.
4S.MOLEmolea massive structure of masonry or large stones serving as a pier or breakwater
4S.BUSTPbus stopa place lacking station facilities
4S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
4S.SCHLlanguage schoolLanguage Schools & Institutions
4S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
4S.CTHSEcourthousea building in which courts of law are held
3S.FRMQabandoned farm
3S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
3S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
3S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
3S.TWOtemp work officeTemporary Work Offices
3S.VETFveterinary facilitya building or camp at which veterinary services are available
3S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
3S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
3S.HSPCclinica medical facility associated with a hospital for outpatients
3S.HSECcountry housea large house, mansion, or chateau, on a large estate
3S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
2S.BTYDboatyarda waterside facility for servicing, repairing, and building small vessels
2S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
2S.WALLAancient wallthe remains of a linear defensive stone structure
2S.UNIPuniversity prep schoolUniversity Preparation Schools & Institutions
2S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
2S.HMSDhomesteada residence, owner's or manager's, on a sheep or cattle station, woolshed, outcamp, or Aboriginal outstation, specific to Australia and New Zealand
2S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
2S.SECPState Exam Prep Centrestate exam preparation centres
2S.PKLTparking lotan area used for parking vehicles
2S.PMPOoil pumping stationa facility for pumping oil through a pipeline
2S.BLDAapartment buildinga building containing several individual apartments
2S.CTRAatomic centera facility where atomic research is carried out
2S.CTRSspace centera facility for launching, tracking, or controlling satellites and space vehicles
2S.ARCHVarchivea place or institution where documents are preserved
2S.HLThalting placea place where caravans stop for rest
2S.MLWTRwater milla mill powered by running water
2S.NSYnursery(-ies)a place where plants are propagated for transplanting or grafting
1S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
1S.MNQabandoned mine
1S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
1S.HUThuta small primitive house
1S.NOVnovitiatea religious house or school where novices are trained
1S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
1S.OILTtank farma tract of land occupied by large, cylindrical, metal tanks in which oil or liquid petrochemicals are stored
1S.PRKGTpark gatea controlled access to a park
1S.PSNnuclear power stationnuclear power station
1S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
1S.PYRpyramidan ancient massive structure of square ground plan with four triangular faces meeting at a point and used for enclosing tombs
1S.CMPQabandoned camp
1S.BRKSbarracksa building for lodging military personnel
1S.ESTOoil palm plantationan estate specializing in the cultivation of oil palm trees
1S.ASTRastronomical stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by observations of celestial bodies
1S.DIPdiplomatic facilityoffice, residence, or facility of a foreign government, which may include an embassy, consulate, chancery, office of charge d'affaires, or other diplomatic, economic, military, or cultural mission
1S.DIKEdikean earth or stone embankment usually constructed for flood or stream control
1S.RLGRretreata place of temporary seclusion, especially for religious groups
1S.CSTMcustoms housea building in a port where customs and duties are paid, and where vessels are entered and cleared
1S.BDGQruined bridgea destroyed or decayed bridge which is no longer functional
1S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
1S.SCHMmilitary schoola school at which military science forms the core of the curriculum
1S.MLOolive oil milla mill where oil is extracted from olives
1S.SNTRsanatoriuma facility where victims of physical or mental disorders are treated
1S.SPLYspillwaya passage or outlet through which surplus water flows over, around or through a dam
1S.STBLstablea building for the shelter and feeding of farm animals, especially horses
1S.STNEexperiment stationa facility for carrying out experiments
1S.STPSstepsstones or slabs placed for ease in ascending or descending a steep slope
1S.ZNFfree trade zonean area, usually a section of a port, where goods may be received and shipped free of customs duty and of most customs regulations
29,455 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
1,303T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
1,119T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
874T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
830T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
518T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
487T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
331T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
314T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
235T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
158T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
123T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
84T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
64T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
51T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
43T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
39T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
38T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
31T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
25T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
22T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
20T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
15T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
15T.PANpana near-level shallow, natural depression or basin, usually containing an intermittent lake, pond, or pool
11T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
11T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
10T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
9T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
9T.CRQcirquea bowl-like hollow partially surrounded by cliffs or steep slopes at the head of a glaciated valley
8T.BCHSbeachesa shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
7T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
7T.LAVAlava areaan area of solidified lava
7T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
6T.MESAmesa(s)a flat-topped, isolated elevation with steep slopes on all sides, less extensive than a plateau
6T.SDLsaddlea broad, open pass crossing a ridge or between hills or mountains
5T.CONEcone(s)a conical landform composed of mud or volcanic material
5T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
4T.FSRfissurea crack associated with volcanism
4T.PKSpeakspointed elevations atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic features
4T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
3T.CNYNcanyona deep, narrow valley with steep sides cutting into a plateau or mountainous area
3T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
2T.PTSpointstapering pieces of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
2T.SHORshorea narrow zone bordering a waterbody which covers and uncovers at high and low water, respectively
2T.CLDAcalderaa depression measuring kilometers across formed by the collapse of a volcanic mountain
2T.BDLDbadlandsan area characterized by a maze of very closely spaced, deep, narrow, steep-sided ravines, and sharp crests and pinnacles
2T.RKFLrockfallan irregular mass of fallen rock at the base of a cliff or steep slope
2T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
2T.GAPgapa low place in a ridge, not used for transportation
2T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
1T.KRSTkarst areaa distinctive landscape developed on soluble rock such as limestone characterized by sinkholes, caves, disappearing streams, and underground drainage
1T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
1T.ISTHisthmusa narrow strip of land connecting two larger land masses and bordered by water
1T.CRQScirquesbowl-like hollows partially surrounded by cliffs or steep slopes at the head of a glaciated valley
1T.RDGBbeach ridgea ridge of sand just inland and parallel to the beach, usually in series
1T.HMDArock deserta relatively sand-free, high bedrock plateau in a hot desert, with or without a gravel veneer
1T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
1T.DSRTdeserta large area with little or no vegetation due to extreme environmental conditions
1T.VALGhanging valleya valley the floor of which is notably higher than the valley or shore to which it leads; most common in areas that have been glaciated
6,888 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.SMUseamountan elevation rising generally more than 1,000 meters and of limited extent across the summit
1 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
804V.VINvineyarda planting of grapevines
146V.CULTcultivated areaan area under cultivation
32V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
3V.TREEtree(s)a conspicuous tree used as a landmark
1V.BUSHbush(es)a small clump of conspicuous bushes in an otherwise bare area
986 Total for V

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