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Feature Statistic U.S. Virgin Islands

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
320A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
20A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
3A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
344 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
199H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
26H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
7H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
6H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
3H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
2H.AIRSseaplane landing areaa place on a waterbody where floatplanes land and take off
1H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
1H.SEAseaa large body of salt water more or less confined by continuous land or chains of islands forming a subdivision of an ocean
1H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
246 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
37L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
37 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
220P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
6P.PPLQabandoned populated place
2P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
229 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
28R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
28 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
96S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
89S.null
87S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
40S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
32S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
32S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
25S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
13S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
11S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
10S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
8S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
8S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
7S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
6S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
6S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
4S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
4S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
3S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
2S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
2S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
2S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
2S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
2S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
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
1S.OBSRradio observatorya facility equipped with an array of antennae for receiving radio waves from space
1S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
496 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
148T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
118T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
89T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
88T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
16T.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
5T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
2T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
2T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
1T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.ISTHisthmusa narrow strip of land connecting two larger land masses and bordered by water
1T.LEVleveea natural low embankment bordering a distributary or meandering stream; often built up artificially to control floods
1T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1T.GAPgapa low place in a ridge, not used for transportation
1T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
474 Total for T
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