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Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
102.461A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
75.173A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
63.231A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
38.252A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
36.249A.ADM5fifth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a fourth-order administrative division
3.917A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
971A.ADM4Hhistorical fourth-order administrative divisiona former fourth-order administrative division
382A.ADM3Hhistorical third-order administrative divisiona former third-order administrative division
366A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
344A.ADM2Hhistorical second-order administrative divisiona former second-order administrative division
193A.PCLIindependent political entity
132A.PRSHparishan ecclesiastical district
42A.ZNzone
35A.PCLDdependent political entity
16A.LTERleased areaa tract of land leased to another country, usually for military installations
11A.PCLHhistorical political entitya former political entity
8A.ADMDHhistorical administrative division a former administrative division of a political entity, undifferentiated as to administrative level
7A.TERRterritory
7A.PCLIXsection of independent political entity
6A.null
5A.PCLSsemi-independent political entity
4A.ZNBbuffer zonea zone recognized as a buffer between two nations in which military presence is minimal or absent
3A.PCLFfreely associated state
3A.PCLpolitical entity
321.818 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
823.990H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
260.133H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
166.143H.STMIintermittent stream
98.262H.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
85.175H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
77.204H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
63.011H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
59.769H.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
52.620H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
49.088H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
38.467H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
28.680H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
20.451H.RSVTwater tanka contained pool or tank of water at, below, or above ground level
17.624H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
15.936H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
11.833H.RSVIintermittent reservoir
11.374H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
9.857H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
9.162H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
8.360H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
7.709H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
7.125H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
7.046H.GLCRglacier(s)a mass of ice, usually at high latitudes or high elevations, with sufficient thickness to flow away from the source area in lobes, tongues, or masses
6.201H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
5.150H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
4.439H.MOORmoor(s)an area of open ground overlaid with wet peaty soils
4.143H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
4.008H.OVFoverfallsan area of breaking waves caused by the meeting of currents or by waves moving against the current
3.975H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
3.606H.STMBstream benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a stream
3.586H.LKIintermittent lake
3.365H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
3.136H.PNDIintermittent pond
3.070H.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
3.019H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
2.973H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
2.647H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
2.512H.WLLSwellscylindrical holes, pits, or tunnels drilled or dug down to a depth from which water, oil, or gas can be pumped or brought to the surface
1.967H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
1.930H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
1.809H.FJDfjorda long, narrow, steep-walled, deep-water arm of the sea at high latitudes, usually along mountainous coasts
1.646H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
1.604H.SBKHsabkha(s)a salt flat or salt encrusted plain subject to periodic inundation from flooding or high tides
1.593H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
1.502H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
1.469H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
1.439H.BOGbog(s)a wetland characterized by peat forming sphagnum moss, sedge, and other acid-water plants
1.209H.CNLSBunderground irrigation canal(s)a gently inclined underground tunnel bringing water for irrigation from aquifers
1.112H.STMXsection of stream
1.108H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
1.086H.LKOoxbow lakea crescent-shaped lake commonly found adjacent to meandering streams
1.072H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
971H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
921H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
784H.WTLDIintermittent wetland
725H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
551H.null
545H.CNLDdrainage canalan artificial waterway carrying water away from a wetland or from drainage ditches
495H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
485H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
392H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
376H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
343H.LKXsection of lake
326H.SYSIirrigation systema network of ditches and one or more of the following elements: water supply, reservoir, canal, pump, well, drain, etc.
313H.FLTMmud flat(s)a relatively level area of mud either between high and low tide lines, or subject to flooding
295H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
294H.RFCcoral reef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of coral
283H.PNDSpondssmall standing waterbodies
272H.STMHheadwatersthe source and upper part of a stream, including the upper drainage basin
269H.DTCHIirrigation ditcha ditch which serves to distribute irrigation water
246H.WLLQabandoned well
228H.SEAseaa large body of salt water more or less confined by continuous land or chains of islands forming a subdivision of an ocean
210H.SPNThot spring(s)a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground
194H.RCHreacha straight section of a navigable stream or channel between two bends
183H.STMIXsection of intermittent stream
175H.CHNLlake channel(s)that part of a lake having water deep enough for navigation between islands, shoals, etc.
169H.FISHfishing areaa fishing ground, bank or area where fishermen go to catch fish
156H.AIRSseaplane landing areaa place on a waterbody where floatplanes land and take off
156H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
151H.CHNNnavigation channela buoyed channel of sufficient depth for the safe navigation of vessels
149H.CNLQabandoned canal
142H.WADXsection of wadi
130H.LKCcrater lakea lake in a crater or caldera
126H.CNLAaqueducta conduit used to carry water
123H.MRSHNsalt marsha flat area, subject to periodic salt water inundation, dominated by grassy salt-tolerant plants
113H.NRWSnarrowsa navigable narrow part of a bay, strait, river, etc.
106H.MFGNsalt evaporation pondsdiked salt ponds used in the production of solar evaporated salt
105H.BNKRstream banka sloping margin of a stream channel which normally confines the stream to its channel on land
104H.STMQabandoned watercoursea former stream or distributary no longer carrying flowing water, but still evident due to lakes, wetland, topographic or vegetation patterns
104H.PNDSFfishpondsponds or enclosures in which fish are kept or raised
91H.MGVmangrove swampa tropical tidal mud flat characterized by mangrove vegetation
88H.CNLIirrigation canala canal which serves as a main conduit for irrigation water
78H.LKNIintermittent salt lake
75H.DCKBdocking basina part of a harbor where ships dock
75H.WADMwadi mouththe lower terminus of a wadi where it widens into an adjoining floodplain, depression, or waterbody
74H.WADJwadi junctiona place where two or more wadies join
65H.CNLXsection of canal
62H.CNFLconfluencea place where two or more streams or intermittent streams flow together
58H.CNLNnavigation canal(s)a watercourse constructed for navigation of vessels
57H.POOLIintermittent pool
57H.PNDNsalt ponda small standing body of salt water often in a marsh or swamp, usually along a seacoast
55H.CAPGicecapa dome-shaped mass of glacial ice covering an area of mountain summits or other high lands; smaller than an ice sheet
40H.DTCHDdrainage ditcha ditch which serves to drain the land
38H.LKOIintermittent oxbow lake
28H.GYSRgeysera type of hot spring with intermittent eruptions of jets of hot water and steam
23H.CRNTcurrenta horizontal flow of water in a given direction with uniform velocity
18H.HBRXsection of harbor
18H.OCNoceanone of the major divisions of the vast expanse of salt water covering part of the earth
16H.BNKXsection of bank
15H.WADBwadi benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a wadi
15H.STMSstreamsbodies of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
14H.LGNSlagoonsshallow coastal waterbodies, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
14H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
13H.CUTFcutoffa channel formed as a result of a stream cutting through a meander neck
12H.RFXsection of reef
11H.LGNXsection of lagoon
9H.DOMGicecap domea comparatively elevated area on an icecap
9H.SPNSsulphur spring(s)a place where sulphur ground water flows naturally out of the ground
7H.WHRLwhirlpoola turbulent, rotating movement of water in a stream
6H.TNLCcanal tunnela tunnel through which a canal passes
5H.FLLSXsection of waterfall(s)
3H.DTCHMditch mouth(s)an area where a drainage ditch enters a lagoon, lake or bay
3H.CNLBcanal benda conspicuously curved or bent section of a canal
2H.PNDNIintermittent salt pond(s)
2H.LKSBunderground lakea standing body of water in a cave
2H.BAYSbayscoastal indentations between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
2H.DPRGicecap depressiona comparatively depressed area on an icecap
2H.LKSNsalt lakesinland bodies of salt water with no outlet
1H.RDGGicecap ridgea linear elevation on an icecap
1H.PNDSNsalt pondssmall standing bodies of salt water often in a marsh or swamp, usually along a seacoast
1H.LKSCcrater lakeslakes in a crater or caldera
1H.WADSwadiesvalleys or ravines, bounded by relatively steep banks, which in the rainy season become watercourses; found primarily in North Africa and the Middle East
2.018.271 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
130.667L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
82.921L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
58.492L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
9.920L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
9.707L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
5.841L.TRBtribal areaa tract of land used by nomadic or other tribes
5.413L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
4.495L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
4.371L.RESVreservationa tract of land set aside for aboriginal, tribal, or native populations
3.275L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
2.975L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
1.837L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1.696L.AGRCagricultural colonya tract of land set aside for agricultural settlement
1.229L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
610L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
591L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
573L.RESAagricultural reservea tract of land reserved for agricultural reclamation and/or development
531L.DEVHhousing developmenta tract of land on which many houses of similar design are built according to a development plan
513L.CTRBbusiness centera place where a number of businesses are located
383L.OASoasis(-es)an area in a desert made productive by the availability of water
335L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
263L.FLDIirrigated field(s)a tract of level or terraced land which is irrigated
200L.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
156L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
149L.GASFgasfieldan area containing a subterranean store of natural gas of economic value
145L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
129L.CLGclearingan area in a forest with trees removed
87L.SNOWsnowfieldan area of permanent snow and ice forming the accumulation area of a glacier
83L.RESHhunting reservea tract of land used primarily for hunting
79L.BSNDdrainage basinan area drained by a stream
75L.MNAmining areaan area of mine sites where minerals and ores are extracted
58L.BTLbattlefielda site of a land battle of historical importance
56L.RGNEeconomic regiona region of a country established for economic development or for statistical purposes
56L.CMNcommona park or pasture for community use
47L.LANDarctic landa tract of land in the Arctic
32L.RGNHhistorical regiona former historic area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
32L.null
30L.MVAmaneuver areaa tract of land where military field exercises are carried out
29L.CNSconcession areaa lease of land by a government for economic development, e.g., mining, forestry
21L.COLFcoalfielda region in which coal deposits of possible economic value occur
20L.NVBnaval basean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for troops and naval personnel, a port for naval vessels, and from which operations are initiated
20L.PEATpeat cutting areaan area where peat is harvested
15L.RGNLlake regiona tract of land distinguished by numerous lakes
11L.GVLgravel areaan area covered with gravel
7L.RNGAartillery rangea tract of land used for artillery firing practice
7L.RESPpalm tree reservean area of palm trees where use is controlled
7L.CONTcontinentcontinent: Europe, Africa, Asia, North America, South America, Oceania, Antarctica
3L.BSNPpetroleum basinan area underlain by an oil-rich structural basin
1L.QCKSquicksandan area where loose sand with water moving through it may become unstable when heavy objects are placed at the surface, causing them to sink
328.193 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
3.187.302P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
137.917P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
65.538P.PPLXsection of populated place
35.541P.PPLQabandoned populated place
26.599P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
26.522P.PPLA4seat of a fourth-order administrative division
14.185P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
7.746P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
3.474P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2.305P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
1.172P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
245P.STLMTisraeli settlement
241P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
92P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
91P.PPLRreligious populated placea populated place whose population is largely engaged in religious occupations
39P.null
12P.PPLGseat of government of a political entity
2P.PPLCHhistorical capital of a political entitya former capital of a political entity
3.509.023 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
14.097R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
11.903R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
5.718R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
2.848R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
1.047R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
619R.PTGEportagea place where boats, goods, etc., are carried overland between navigable waters
402R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
269R.TNLRDroad tunnela tunnel through which a road passes
266R.TNLRRrailroad tunnela tunnel through which a railroad passes
153R.RYDrailroad yarda system of tracks used for the making up of trains, and switching and storing freight cars
110R.RJCTrailroad junctiona place where two or more railroad tracks join
91R.CSWYcausewaya raised roadway across wet ground or shallow water
43R.RRQabandoned railroad
32R.RDBroad benda conspicuously curved or bent section of a road
22R.OILPoil pipelinea pipeline used for transporting oil
15R.PRMNpromenadea place for public walking, usually along a beach front
12R.RDAancient roadthe remains of a road used by ancient cultures
12R.null
10R.RTEcaravan routethe route taken by caravans
4R.RDCUTroad cutan excavation cut through a hill or ridge for a road
2R.STKRstock routea route taken by livestock herds
37.675 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
293.214S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
272.852S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
240.102S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
141.902S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
138.964S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
109.862S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
90.174S.null
67.833S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
51.155S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
49.418S.HMSDhomesteada residence, owner's or manager's, on a sheep or cattle station, woolshed, outcamp, or Aboriginal outstation, specific to Australia and New Zealand
45.842S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
41.920S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
40.469S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
31.498S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
24.196S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
24.151S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
21.861S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
20.728S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
20.172S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
17.950S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
17.370S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
17.049S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
16.731S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
14.332S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
12.574S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
10.481S.HSPCclinica medical facility associated with a hospital for outpatients
9.711S.FRMTfarmsteadthe buildings and adjacent service areas of a farm
8.483S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
8.378S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
8.062S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
8.007S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
7.505S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
7.149S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
6.147S.HUThuta small primitive house
5.581S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
5.428S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
4.836S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
4.373S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
4.068S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
4.049S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
4.001S.RSDrailroad sidinga short track parallel to and joining the main track
3.823S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
3.731S.FRMQabandoned farm
3.413S.HSECcountry housea large house, mansion, or chateau, on a large estate
3.023S.ANSancient sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
3.002S.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
2.873S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
2.841S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
2.819S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
2.817S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
2.731S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
2.663S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
2.450S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
2.315S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
2.217S.SWTsewage treatment plantfacility for the processing of sewage and/or wastewater
2.182S.CRRLcorral(s)a pen or enclosure for confining or capturing animals
2.116S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
1.980S.MLWNDwindmilla mill or water pump powered by wind
1.749S.ESTXsection of estate
1.632S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
1.593S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
1.567S.BANKbankA business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
1.516S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1.510S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1.469S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
1.356S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
1.350S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
1.333S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
1.231S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
1.206S.MTROmetro stationmetro station (Underground, Tube, or Metro)
1.192S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
1.142S.AIRQabandoned airfield
1.071S.MNQabandoned mine
887S.CMPQabandoned camp
846S.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
842S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
817S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
789S.SHSEstorehousea building for storing goods, especially provisions
771S.ARCHarcha natural or man-made structure in the form of an arch
723S.ESTRrubber plantationan estate which specializes in growing and tapping rubber trees
692S.RETstorea building where goods and/or services are offered for sale
688S.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.
665S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
654S.GRVEgravea burial site
634S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
633S.PSTPpatrol posta post from which patrols are sent out
536S.PGDApagodaa tower-like storied structure, usually a Buddhist shrine
530S.RDCRtraffic circlea road junction formed around a central circle about which traffic moves in one direction only
514S.LNDFlandfilla place for trash and garbage disposal in which the waste is buried between layers of earth to build up low-lying land
513S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
510S.CARNcairna heap of stones erected as a landmark or for other purposes
492S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
470S.BRKSbarracksa building for lodging military personnel
461S.ESTOoil palm plantationan estate specializing in the cultivation of oil palm trees
455S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
454S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
434S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
427S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
425S.COMCcommunication centera facility, including buildings, antennae, towers and electronic equipment for receiving and transmitting information
408S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
400S.BUSTPbus stopa place lacking station facilities
384S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
377S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
356S.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
351S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
339S.STBLstablea building for the shelter and feeding of farm animals, especially horses
322S.CTRMmedical centera complex of health care buildings including two or more of the following: hospital, medical school, clinic, pharmacy, doctor's offices, etc.
321S.THTRtheaterA building, room, or outdoor structure for the presentation of plays, films, or other dramatic performances
318S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
299S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
276S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
271S.ESTTtea plantationan estate which specializes in growing tea bushes
266S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
263S.BPboundary markera fixture marking a point along a boundary
253S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
246S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
243S.TNKDcattle dipping tanka small artificial pond used for immersing cattle in chemically treated water for disease control
241S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
230S.MNCcoal mine(s)a mine where coal is extracted
230S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
226S.FRMSfarmstracts of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
221S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
216S.CTHSEcourthousea building in which courts of law are held
211S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
210S.ASTRastronomical stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by observations of celestial bodies
204S.CMPLlogging campa camp used by loggers
204S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
202S.DAMQruined dama destroyed or decayed dam which is no longer functional
199S.HLThalting placea place where caravans stop for rest
199S.SCHMmilitary schoola school at which military science forms the core of the curriculum
193S.MLSGsugar milla facility where sugar cane is processed into raw sugar
190S.MLSWsawmilla mill where logs or lumber are sawn to specified shapes and sizes
183S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
176S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
173S.OBPTobservation pointa wildlife or scenic observation point
171S.QUAYquaya structure of solid construction along a shore or bank which provides berthing for ships and which generally provides cargo handling facilities
161S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
156S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
154S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
149S.DARYdairya facility for the processing, sale and distribution of milk or milk products
143S.PKLTparking lotan area used for parking vehicles
143S.SNTRsanatoriuma facility where victims of physical or mental disorders are treated
140S.RSGNLrailroad signala signal at the entrance of a particular section of track governing the movement of trains
131S.CMPLAlabor campa camp used by migrant or temporary laborers
126S.LOCKlock(s)a basin in a waterway with gates at each end by means of which vessels are passed from one water level to another
125S.RLGreligious sitean ancient site of significant religious importance
123S.MLWTRwater milla mill powered by running water
118S.PMPOoil pumping stationa facility for pumping oil through a pipeline
111S.ESTSGsugar plantationan estate that specializes in growing sugar cane
111S.CSTMcustoms housea building in a port where customs and duties are paid, and where vessels are entered and cleared
110S.RSTPQabandoned railroad stop
106S.CMPRFrefugee campa camp used by refugees
97S.MNAUgold mine(s)a mine where gold ore, or alluvial gold is extracted
97S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
91S.OILWoil wella well from which oil may be pumped
90S.CVNTconventa building where a community of nuns lives in seclusion
82S.HUTShutssmall primitive houses
82S.WRCKwreckthe site of the remains of a wrecked vessel
81S.DIKEdikean earth or stone embankment usually constructed for flood or stream control
80S.NSYnursery(-ies)a place where plants are propagated for transplanting or grafting
80S.BRKWbreakwatera structure erected to break the force of waves at the entrance to a harbor or port
72S.MNCUcopper mine(s)a mine where copper ore is extracted
71S.SLCEsluicea conduit or passage for carrying off surplus water from a waterbody, usually regulated by means of a sluice gate
67S.CSNOcasinoa building used for entertainment, especially gambling
66S.GOVLlocal government officea facility housing local governmental offices, usually a city, town, or village hall
65S.TRANTtransit terminalfacilities for the handling of vehicular freight and passengers
63S.TRMOoil pipeline terminala tank farm or loading facility at the end of an oil pipeline
62S.MOLEmolea massive structure of masonry or large stones serving as a pier or breakwater
61S.CTRFfacility centera place where more than one facility is situated
59S.RLGRretreata place of temporary seclusion, especially for religious groups
58S.OILRoil refinerya facility for converting crude oil into refined petroleum products
58S.MFGSGsugar refinerya facility for converting raw sugar into refined sugar
53S.USGEunited states government establishmenta facility operated by the United States Government in Panama
51S.MNFEiron mine(s)a mine where iron ore is extracted
51S.OILTtank farma tract of land occupied by large, cylindrical, metal tanks in which oil or liquid petrochemicals are stored
50S.STNIinspection stationa station at which vehicles, goods, and people are inspected
48S.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
47S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
47S.CMPMNmining campa camp used by miners
46S.VETFveterinary facilitya building or camp at which veterinary services are available
44S.OPRAopera houseA theater designed chiefly for the performance of operas.
41S.DPOFfuel depotan area where fuel is stored
38S.PRKHQpark headquartersa park administrative facility
37S.MFGQabandoned factory
37S.MFGBbreweryone or more buildings where beer is brewed
36S.ATMautomatic teller machineAn unattended electronic machine in a public place, connected to a data system and related equipment and activated by a bank customer to obtain cash withdrawals and other banking services.
36S.WEIRweir(s)a small dam in a stream, designed to raise the water level or to divert stream flow through a desired channel
35S.DCKYdockyarda facility for servicing, building, or repairing ships
35S.WALLAancient wallthe remains of a linear defensive stone structure
35S.WALLwalla thick masonry structure, usually enclosing a field or building, or forming the side of a structure
34S.STNEexperiment stationa facility for carrying out experiments
33S.PPQabandoned police post
31S.AMTHamphitheateran oval or circular structure with rising tiers of seats about a stage or open space
30S.MFGCcannerya building where food items are canned
29S.HSPDdispensarya building where medical or dental aid is dispensed
28S.DAMSBsub-surface dama dam put down to bedrock in a sand river
27S.STNCcoast guard stationa facility from which the coast is guarded by armed vessels
25S.HERMhermitagea secluded residence, usually for religious sects
25S.STNSsatellite stationa facility for tracking and communicating with orbiting satellites
24S.CMPOoil campa camp used by oilfield workers
23S.PYRpyramidan ancient massive structure of square ground plan with four triangular faces meeting at a point and used for enclosing tombs
22S.BTYDboatyarda waterside facility for servicing, repairing, and building small vessels
22S.MLSGQformer sugar milla sugar mill no longer used as a sugar mill
21S.HSPLleprosariuman asylum or hospital for lepers
21S.GOSPgas-oil separator planta facility for separating gas from oil
20S.RKRYrookerya breeding place of a colony of birds or seals
19S.MNNsalt mine(s)a mine from which salt is extracted
19S.DCKDdry docka dock providing support for a vessel, and means for removing the water so that the bottom of the vessel can be exposed
16S.MNCRchrome mine(s)a mine where chrome ore is extracted
15S.SHPFsheepfolda fence or wall enclosure for sheep and other small herd animals
15S.CTRAatomic centera facility where atomic research is carried out
14S.FNDYfoundrya building or works where metal casting is carried out
14S.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
13S.TWOtemp work officeTemporary Work Offices
13S.OILQabandoned oil well
13S.PRNJreformatorya facility for confining, training, and reforming young law offenders
12S.MFGPHphosphate worksa facility for producing fertilizer
12S.OILJoil pipeline junctiona section of an oil pipeline where two or more pipes join together
11S.CTRSspace centera facility for launching, tracking, or controlling satellites and space vehicles
11S.BDGQruined bridgea destroyed or decayed bridge which is no longer functional
10S.OBSRradio observatorya facility equipped with an array of antennae for receiving radio waves from space
10S.PRKGTpark gatea controlled access to a park
10S.LEPCleper colonya settled area inhabited by lepers in relative isolation
9S.MLMore treatment planta facility for improving the metal content of ore by concentration
9S.GHATghata set of steps leading to a river, which are of religious significance, and at their base is usually a platform for bathing
9S.SCHNmaritime schoola school at which maritime sciences form the core of the curriculum
8S.SCHLlanguage schoolLanguage Schools & Institutions
8S.MSSNQabandoned mission
8S.BURburial cave(s)a cave used for human burials
7S.ASYLasyluma facility where the insane are cared for and protected
6S.NOVnovitiatea religious house or school where novices are trained
6S.BSTNbaling stationa facility for baling agricultural products
6S.UNIPuniversity prep schoolUniversity Preparation Schools & Institutions
5S.MFGCUcopper worksa facility for processing copper ore
5S.SPLYspillwaya passage or outlet through which surplus water flows over, around or through a dam
4S.STNWwhaling stationa facility for butchering whales and processing train oil
4S.STPSstepsstones or slabs placed for ease in ascending or descending a steep slope
4S.MFGMmunitions planta factory where ammunition is made
4S.MLOolive oil milla mill where oil is extracted from olives
4S.MFGLMlimekilna furnace in which limestone is reduced to lime
3S.PSTCcustoms posta building at an international boundary where customs and duties are paid on goods
3S.SECPState Exam Prep Centrestate exam preparation centres
2S.PRNQabandoned prison
1S.PYRSpyramidsancient massive structures of square ground plan with four triangular faces meeting at a point and used for enclosing tombs
2.027.038 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
360.821T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
333.547T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
123.450T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
111.309T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
80.783T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
42.836T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
35.137T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
34.992T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
28.834T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
25.362T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
24.814T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
21.196T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
16.425T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
15.122T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
10.949T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
10.878T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
10.479T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
10.093T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
9.662T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
9.432T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
8.589T.GAPgapa low place in a ridge, not used for transportation
7.178T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
6.914T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
6.396T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
5.673T.MESAmesa(s)a flat-topped, isolated elevation with steep slopes on all sides, less extensive than a plateau
5.545T.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
3.656T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
3.482T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
2.077T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
1.936T.PANpana near-level shallow, natural depression or basin, usually containing an intermittent lake, pond, or pool
1.907T.PLDRpolderan area reclaimed from the sea by diking and draining
1.884T.CNYNcanyona deep, narrow valley with steep sides cutting into a plateau or mountainous area
1.352T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
1.292T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
1.169T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
1.144T.NTKnunataka rock or mountain peak protruding through glacial ice
1.105T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
1.076T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
920T.LEVleveea natural low embankment bordering a distributary or meandering stream; often built up artificially to control floods
888T.TRGDinterdune trough(s)a long wind-swept trough between parallel longitudinal dunes
801T.ISLXsection of island
788T.SDLsaddlea broad, open pass crossing a ridge or between hills or mountains
743T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
721T.BNCHbencha long, narrow bedrock platform bounded by steeper slopes above and below, usually overlooking a waterbody
708T.PKSpeakspointed elevations atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic features
643T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
627T.BLOWblowout(s)a small depression in sandy terrain, caused by wind erosion
549T.BUTEbutte(s)a small, isolated, usually flat-topped hill with steep sides
548T.KRSTkarst areaa distinctive landscape developed on soluble rock such as limestone characterized by sinkholes, caves, disappearing streams, and underground drainage
533T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
459T.SINKsinkholea small crater-shape depression in a karst area
452T.LAVAlava areaan area of solidified lava
444T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
404T.SBEDdry stream beda channel formerly containing the water of a stream
363T.CRQcirquea bowl-like hollow partially surrounded by cliffs or steep slopes at the head of a glaciated valley
332T.TRRterracea long, narrow alluvial platform bounded by steeper slopes above and below, usually overlooking a waterbody
312T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
310T.ERGsandy desertan extensive tract of shifting sand and sand dunes
305T.NTKSnunataksrocks or mountain peaks protruding through glacial ice
291T.ATOLatoll(s)a ring-shaped coral reef which has closely spaced islands on it encircling a lagoon
288T.DSRTdeserta large area with little or no vegetation due to extreme environmental conditions
263T.CONEcone(s)a conical landform composed of mud or volcanic material
221T.SHORshorea narrow zone bordering a waterbody which covers and uncovers at high and low water, respectively
191T.TALtalus slopea steep concave slope formed by an accumulation of loose rock fragments at the base of a cliff or steep slope
149T.CFTcleft(s)a deep narrow slot, notch, or groove in a coastal cliff
121T.ISTHisthmusa narrow strip of land connecting two larger land masses and bordered by water
106T.HMCKhammock(s)a patch of ground, distinct from and slightly above the surrounding plain or wetland. Often occurs in groups
97T.REGstony deserta desert plain characterized by a surface veneer of gravel and stones
77T.ISLFartificial islandan island created by landfill or diking and filling in a wetland, bay, or lagoon
73T.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
68T.VALSvalleyselongated depressions usually traversed by a stream
63T.DLTAdeltaa flat plain formed by alluvial deposits at the mouth of a stream
59T.PANSpansa near-level shallow, natural depression or basin, usually containing an intermittent lake, pond, or pool
51T.FSRfissurea crack associated with volcanism
47T.FANfan(s)a fan-shaped wedge of coarse alluvium with apex merging with a mountain stream bed and the fan spreading out at a low angle slope onto an adjacent plain
41T.DVDdividea line separating adjacent drainage basins
41T.RDGBbeach ridgea ridge of sand just inland and parallel to the beach, usually in series
40T.CLDAcalderaa depression measuring kilometers across formed by the collapse of a volcanic mountain
40T.HMDArock deserta relatively sand-free, high bedrock plateau in a hot desert, with or without a gravel veneer
35T.PENXsection of peninsula
33T.MRNmorainea mound, ridge, or other accumulation of glacial till
26T.BCHSbeachesa shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
25T.INTFinterfluvea relatively undissected upland between adjacent stream valleys
21T.BDLDbadlandsan area characterized by a maze of very closely spaced, deep, narrow, steep-sided ravines, and sharp crests and pinnacles
19T.VALXsection of valley
15T.PLATXsection of plateau
15T.CUETcuesta(s)an asymmetric ridge formed on tilted strata
12T.null
12T.PLNXsection of plain
11T.ISLMmangrove islanda mangrove swamp surrounded by a waterbody
8T.BLHLblowhole(s)a hole in coastal rock through which sea water is forced by a rising tide or waves and spurted through an outlet into the air
8T.BLDRboulder fielda high altitude or high latitude bare, flat area covered with large angular rocks
6T.SLIDslidea mound of earth material, at the base of a slope and the associated scoured area
5T.RKFLrockfallan irregular mass of fallen rock at the base of a cliff or steep slope
4T.PTSpointstapering pieces of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
3T.CRDRcorridora strip or area of land having significance as an access way
2T.ASPHasphalt lakea small basin containing naturally occurring asphalt
2T.NKMmeander necka narrow strip of land between the two limbs of a meander loop at its narrowest point
1T.CRQScirquesbowl-like hollows partially surrounded by cliffs or steep slopes at the head of a glaciated valley
1.392.936 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
7.226U.SHSUshoalshazards to surface navigation composed of unconsolidated material
1.286U.SMUseamountan elevation rising generally more than 1,000 meters and of limited extent across the summit
632U.CNYUcanyona relatively narrow, deep depression with steep sides, the bottom of which generally has a continuous slope
550U.BSNUbasina depression more or less equidimensional in plan and of variable extent
520U.LDGUledgea rocky projection or outcrop, commonly linear and near shore
482U.BNKUbankan elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for safe surface navigation
412U.RFUreefa surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
358U.RDGUridgea long narrow elevation with steep sides
272U.GLYUgullya small valley-like feature
200U.TRGUtrougha long depression of the sea floor characteristically flat bottomed and steep sided, and normally shallower than a trench
199U.null
188U.VALUvalleya relatively shallow, wide depression, the bottom of which usually has a continuous gradient
164U.TMTUtablemount (or guyot)a seamount having a comparatively smooth, flat top
145U.KNLUknollan elevation rising generally more than 500 meters and less than 1,000 meters and of limited extent across the summit
137U.FRZUfracture zonean extensive linear zone of irregular topography of the sea floor, characterized by steep-sided or asymmetrical ridges, troughs, or escarpments
118U.SMSUseamountselevations rising generally more than 1,000 meters and of limited extent across the summit
106U.SHLUshoala surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
95U.FLTUflata small level or nearly level area
89U.RISUrisea broad elevation that rises gently, and generally smoothly, from the sea floor
89U.PLNUplaina flat, gently sloping or nearly level region
81U.SPRUspura subordinate elevation, ridge, or rise projecting outward from a larger feature
75U.ESCUescarpment (or scarp)an elongated and comparatively steep slope separating flat or gently sloping areas
72U.PLTUplateaua comparatively flat-topped feature of considerable extent, dropping off abruptly on one or more sides
66U.TRNUtrencha long, narrow, characteristically very deep and asymmetrical depression of the sea floor, with relatively steep sides
59U.RFSUreefssurface-navigation hazards composed of consolidated material
50U.HLLUhillan elevation rising generally less than 500 meters
48U.SCNUseachannela continuously sloping, elongated depression commonly found in fans or plains and customarily bordered by levees on one or two sides
42U.TERUterracea relatively flat horizontal or gently inclined surface, sometimes long and narrow, which is bounded by a steeper ascending slope on one side and by a steep descending slope on the opposite side
39U.MNDUmounda low, isolated, rounded hill
39U.HOLUholea small depression of the sea floor
33U.FANUfana relatively smooth feature normally sloping away from the lower termination of a canyon or canyon system
32U.GAPUgapa narrow break in a ridge or rise
31U.SLPUslopethe slope seaward from the shelf edge to the beginning of a continental rise or the point where there is a general reduction in slope
24U.SHFUshelfa zone adjacent to a continent (or around an island) that extends from the low water line to a depth at which there is usually a marked increase of slope towards oceanic depths
21U.BKSUbankselevations, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for safe surface navigation
12U.DEPUdeepa localized deep area within the confines of a larger feature, such as a trough, basin or trench
11U.HLSUhillselevations rising generally less than 500 meters
11U.SDLUsaddlea low part, resembling in shape a saddle, in a ridge or between contiguous seamounts
10U.KNSUknollselevations rising generally more than 500 meters and less than 1,000 meters and of limited extent across the summits
10U.CNSUcanyonsrelatively narrow, deep depressions with steep sides, the bottom of which generally has a continuous slope
7U.TNGUtonguean elongate (tongue-like) extension of a flat sea floor into an adjacent higher feature
6U.PRVUprovincea region identifiable by a group of similar physiographic features whose characteristics are markedly in contrast with surrounding areas
5U.SHVUshelf valleya valley on the shelf, generally the shoreward extension of a canyon
5U.APNUaprona gentle slope, with a generally smooth surface, particularly found around groups of islands and seamounts
5U.FURUfurrowa closed, linear, narrow, shallow depression
4U.EDGUshelf edgea line along which there is a marked increase of slope at the outer margin of a continental shelf or island shelf
4U.CDAUcordilleraan entire mountain system including the subordinate ranges, interior plateaus, and basins
4U.RDSUridgeslong narrow elevations with steep sides
4U.SILUsillthe low part of a gap or saddle separating basins
3U.BDLUborderlanda region adjacent to a continent, normally occupied by or bordering a shelf, that is highly irregular with depths well in excess of those typical of a shelf
3U.TMSUtablemounts (or guyots)seamounts having a comparatively smooth, flat top
3U.SCSUseachannelscontinuously sloping, elongated depressions commonly found in fans or plains and customarily bordered by levees on one or two sides
2U.PKUpeaka prominent elevation, part of a larger feature, either pointed or of very limited extent across the summit
2U.CRSUcontinental risea gentle slope rising from oceanic depths towards the foot of a continental slope
2U.VLSUvalleysa relatively shallow, wide depression, the bottom of which usually has a continuous gradient
2U.PNLUpinnaclea high tower or spire-shaped pillar of rock or coral, alone or cresting a summit
1U.PKSUpeaksprominent elevations, part of a larger feature, either pointed or of very limited extent across the summit
1U.ARCUarcha low bulge around the southeastern end of the island of Hawaii
1U.MOTUmoatan annular depression that may not be continuous, located at the base of many seamounts, islands, and other isolated elevations
1U.ARRUarrugadoan area of subdued corrugations off Baja California
1U.LEVUleveean embankment bordering a canyon, valley, or seachannel
1U.MESUmesaan isolated, extensive, flat-topped elevation on the shelf, with relatively steep sides
1U.MTUmountaina well-delineated subdivision of a large and complex positive feature
14.102 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
20.958V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
3.778V.CULTcultivated areaan area under cultivation
1.642V.OCHorchard(s)a planting of fruit or nut trees
1.130V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
1.112V.GRVPpalm grovea planting of palm trees
1.005V.HTHheathan upland moor or sandy area dominated by low shrubby vegetation including heather
960V.SCRBscrublandan area of low trees, bushes, and shrubs stunted by some environmental limitation
314V.GRVCcoconut grovea planting of coconut trees
278V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
222V.TREEtree(s)a conspicuous tree used as a landmark
124V.VINSvineyardsplantings of grapevines
124V.VINvineyarda planting of grapevines
90V.GRVOolive grovea planting of olive trees
6V.GRVPNpine grovea planting of pine trees
4V.TUNDtundraa marshy, treeless, high latitude plain, dominated by mosses, lichens, and low shrub vegetation under permafrost conditions
4V.FRSTFfossilized foresta forest fossilized by geologic processes and now exposed at the earth's surface
3V.BUSHbush(es)a small clump of conspicuous bushes in an otherwise bare area
31.754 Total for V
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