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Feature Statistic Aruba

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
1A.PCLIXsection of independent political entity
1 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
23H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
18H.STMIintermittent stream
5H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
4H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
4H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
4H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
1H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
1H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
1H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
1H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
1H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
1H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
65 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
29L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
3L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
2L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
1L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
35 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
138P.PPLXsection of populated place
18P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
15P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
172 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
75S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
8S.CSNOcasinoa building used for entertainment, especially gambling
5S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
4S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
2S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
2S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
2S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
1S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
1S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
1S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
1S.OBPTobservation pointa wildlife or scenic observation point
1S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
107 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
79T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
8T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
6T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
3T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
3T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
2T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
102 Total for T
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