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Feature Statistic Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba

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.PCLIXsection of independent political entity
4 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
40H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
29H.STMIintermittent stream
26H.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
8H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
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
2H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
2H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
1H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
1H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
1H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
114 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
63L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
14L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
5L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
83 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
83P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
26P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
7P.PPLXsection of 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
119 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
28S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
13S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
5S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
4S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
3S.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.HSECcountry housea large house, mansion, or chateau, on a large estate
1S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
1S.AIRQabandoned airfield
1S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
1S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
1S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
60 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
72T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
21T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
14T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
10T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
7T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
4T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
3T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
2T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
1T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
1T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
1T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
136 Total for T

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