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Feature Statistic Turks and Caicos Islands

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
1 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
16H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
12H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
9H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
8H.PNDNsalt ponda small standing body of salt water often in a marsh or swamp, usually along a seacoast
2H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
2H.MFGNsalt evaporation pondsdiked salt ponds used in the production of solar evaporated salt
2H.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.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
1H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
1H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
1H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
1H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
1H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
1H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
59 Total for H
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
15P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
3P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLQabandoned populated place
20 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
60S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
7S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
5S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
1S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
1S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
1S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
75 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
48T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
8T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
7T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
3T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
3T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
69 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.HOLUholea small depression of the sea floor
1 Total for U

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