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Feature Statistic Angola

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
165A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
18A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
185 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
15.720H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
6.323H.STMIintermittent stream
223H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
84H.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
38H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
37H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
34H.LKIintermittent lake
30H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
26H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
24H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
13H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
12H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
11H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
9H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
9H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
8H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
6H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
5H.PNDIintermittent pond
4H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
4H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
4H.MGVmangrove swampa tropical tidal mud flat characterized by mangrove vegetation
4H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
3H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
3H.STMXsection of stream
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.STMIXsection of intermittent stream
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.FISHfishing areaa fishing ground, bank or area where fishermen go to catch fish
1H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
1H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
1H.MRSHNsalt marsha flat area, subject to periodic salt water inundation, dominated by grassy salt-tolerant plants
1H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
22.646 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
3.176L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1.368L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
12L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
11L.CLGclearingan area in a forest with trees removed
7L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
3L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
2L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
2L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.RGNHhistorical regiona former historic area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.CNSconcession areaa lease of land by a government for economic development, e.g., mining, forestry
1L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
1L.BSNDdrainage basinan area drained by a stream
4.585 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
14.492P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
872P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
809P.PPLQabandoned populated place
213P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
16P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
4P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
16.408 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
1.146S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
343S.FRMQabandoned farm
262S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
58S.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
53S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
48S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
46S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
31S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
21S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
16S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
13S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
11S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
11S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
11S.BPboundary markera fixture marking a point along a boundary
10S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
9S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
6S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
6S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
5S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
5S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
4S.MSSNQabandoned mission
4S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
4S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
3S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
3S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
3S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
3S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
3S.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.
2S.MNQabandoned mine
2S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
2S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
2S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
1S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
1S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
1S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
1S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
1S.CMPOoil campa camp used by oilfield workers
1S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
1S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
1S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
1S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
1S.GRVEgravea burial site
1S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
1S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
1S.LEPCleper colonya settled area inhabited by lepers in relative isolation
1S.BANKbankA business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
1S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
1S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
1S.MNNsalt mine(s)a mine from which salt is extracted
1S.ASTRastronomical stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by observations of celestial bodies
1S.OILJoil pipeline junctiona section of an oil pipeline where two or more pipes join together
1S.OILTtank farma tract of land occupied by large, cylindrical, metal tanks in which oil or liquid petrochemicals are stored
1S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
1S.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.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
2.172 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
1.333T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
1.196T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
191T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
189T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
134T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
124T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
123T.SBEDdry stream beda channel formerly containing the water of a stream
108T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
74T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
56T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
50T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
34T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
28T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
20T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
12T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
11T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
8T.SDLsaddlea broad, open pass crossing a ridge or between hills or mountains
7T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
6T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
5T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
5T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
5T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
5T.MESAmesa(s)a flat-topped, isolated elevation with steep slopes on all sides, less extensive than a plateau
5T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
5T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
4T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
3T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
3T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
3T.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
2T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
2T.BUTEbutte(s)a small, isolated, usually flat-topped hill with steep sides
2T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
2T.CNYNcanyona deep, narrow valley with steep sides cutting into a plateau or mountainous area
1T.DSRTdeserta large area with little or no vegetation due to extreme environmental conditions
1T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
1T.GAPgapa low place in a ridge, not used for transportation
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
3.759 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
206V.SCRBscrublandan area of low trees, bushes, and shrubs stunted by some environmental limitation
80V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
14V.CULTcultivated areaan area under cultivation
3V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
303 Total for V

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