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Feature Statistic Trinidad and Tobago

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
36A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
15A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
52 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
409H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
171H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
16H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
12H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
11H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
7H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
6H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
4H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
4H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
3H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
2H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
2H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
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.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
2H.STMIintermittent stream
2H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
1H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
1H.SPNThot spring(s)a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground
1H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
1H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
1H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
660 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
44L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
18L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
11L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
7L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
5L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
2L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
89 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
439P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
14P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
3P.PPLXsection of populated place
2P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
459 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
61S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
20S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
12S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
9S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
7S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
7S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
6S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
5S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
5S.BANKbankA business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
4S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
4S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
3S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
3S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
3S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
2S.CVNTconventa building where a community of nuns lives in seclusion
2S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
2S.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
2S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
1S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
1S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
1S.BRKSbarracksa building for lodging military personnel
1S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
1S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
1S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
1S.HSPCclinica medical facility associated with a hospital for outpatients
1S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
1S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
1S.OILWoil wella well from which oil may be pumped
1S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
1S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
1S.RETstorea building where goods and/or services are offered for sale
1S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
175 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
156T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
46T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
41T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
40T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
29T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
8T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
8T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
8T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
7T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
7T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
4T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
4T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
3T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
3T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
2T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
2T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.ASPHasphalt lakea small basin containing naturally occurring asphalt
1T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
1T.BUTEbutte(s)a small, isolated, usually flat-topped hill with steep sides
1T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
1T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
1T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
1T.SHORshorea narrow zone bordering a waterbody which covers and uncovers at high and low water, respectively
375 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.RFSUreefssurface-navigation hazards composed of consolidated material
1U.RFUreefa surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
2 Total for U

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