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Feature Statistic Christmas Island

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
1 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
2H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
2H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
4 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
1L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1L.RESVreservationa tract of land set aside for aboriginal, tribal, or native populations
3 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
5P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
1P.PPLQabandoned populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
7 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
2S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
1S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
1S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
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.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
1S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
7 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
27T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
18T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
11T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
5T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
2T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
1T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
65 Total for T

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