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Feature Statistic Bahrain

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
10A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
4A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
15 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
18H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
17H.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
12H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
8H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
8H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
7H.RFXsection of reef
4H.SBKHsabkha(s)a salt flat or salt encrusted plain subject to periodic inundation from flooding or high tides
4H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
3H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
1H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
1H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
1H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
84 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
7L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
4L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
3L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
16 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
97P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
25P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
124 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
1 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
189S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
5S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
5S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
2S.CMPOoil campa camp used by oilfield workers
2S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
2S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
2S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
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.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
1S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
1S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
1S.TRMOoil pipeline terminala tank farm or loading facility at the end of an oil pipeline
216 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
31T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
30T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
9T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
5T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
4T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
4T.ISLXsection of island
3T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
1T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
1T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
92 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
2V.GROVEgrovea small wooded area or collection of trees growing closely together, occurring naturally or deliberately planted
1V.CULTcultivated areaan area under cultivation
1V.GRVPpalm grovea planting of palm trees
4 Total for V
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