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Feature Statistic Wallis and Futuna

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
3A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
4 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
11H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
6H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
5H.LKCcrater lakea lake in a crater or caldera
4H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
4H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
3H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
3H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
2H.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
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
2H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
2H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
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.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
46 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
81L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
5L.FLDIirrigated field(s)a tract of level or terraced land which is irrigated
1L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
87 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
54P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
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
57 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
34S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
2S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
2S.HSPCclinica medical facility associated with a hospital for outpatients
2S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
1S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
1S.CVNTconventa building where a community of nuns lives in seclusion
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
1S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
45 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
46T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
24T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
10T.HLLhilla rounded elevation 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
3T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
3T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
2T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
1T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
1T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
96 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
8U.SMUseamountan elevation rising generally more than 1,000 meters and of limited extent across the summit
1U.RDGUridgea long narrow elevation with steep sides
9 Total for U

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