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Feature Statistic Cameroon

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
65A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
16A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
10A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
3A.ADM5fifth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a fourth-order administrative division
2A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
1A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
98 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
6.352H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
926H.STMIintermittent stream
61H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
46H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
43H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
32H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
19H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
18H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
11H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
11H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
11H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
8H.STMXsection of stream
6H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
6H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
5H.PNDIintermittent pond
5H.WADwadia valley or ravine, bounded by relatively steep banks, which in the rainy season becomes a watercourse; found primarily in North Africa and the Middle East
4H.LKIintermittent lake
3H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
3H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
3H.LKCcrater lakea lake in a crater or caldera
3H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
2H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
2H.POOLpool(s)a small and comparatively still, deep part of a larger body of water such as a stream or harbor; or a small body of standing water
2H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
1H.FLTMmud flat(s)a relatively level area of mud either between high and low tide lines, or subject to flooding
1H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.WTLDIintermittent wetland
1H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
1H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
1H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
1H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
1H.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
1H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
7.592 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
91L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
39L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
8L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
6L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
6L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
3L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
2L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
2L.TRBtribal areaa tract of land used by nomadic or other tribes
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
158 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
13.436P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
34P.PPLXsection of populated place
9P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
2P.PPLQabandoned populated place
1P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLCHhistorical capital of a political entitya former capital of a political entity
1P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
13.488 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
21S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
18S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
17S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
15S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
7S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
6S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
6S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
4S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
4S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
4S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other 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.
3S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
3S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
2S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
2S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
2S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
2S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
2S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
2S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
2S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
1S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
1S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
1S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
1S.AIRQabandoned airfield
1S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
1S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
136 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
559T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
501T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
70T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
47T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
44T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
38T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
37T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
26T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
11T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
8T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
6T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
5T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
5T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
4T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
4T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
4T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
3T.TALtalus slopea steep concave slope formed by an accumulation of loose rock fragments at the base of a cliff or steep slope
2T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
2T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
2T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
2T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
2T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
1T.DLTAdeltaa flat plain formed by alluvial deposits at the mouth of a stream
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1T.VALXsection of valley
1T.ISLMmangrove islanda mangrove swamp surrounded by a waterbody
1.388 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
46V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
46 Total for V
22.906

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