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Feature Statistic Cook Islands

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
52A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
11A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
7A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
1A.PCLSsemi-independent political entity
71 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
71H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
63H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
41H.RFCcoral reef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of coral
14H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
11H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
8H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
3H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
3H.PNDIintermittent pond
3H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
3H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
2H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
2H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
1H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
225 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
97L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
7L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
105 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
51P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
5P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
57 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
3R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
3 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
51S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
40S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
8S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
7S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
7S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
4S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
3S.WRCKwreckthe site of the remains of a wrecked vessel
2S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
2S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
2S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
1S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
1S.AIRQabandoned airfield
1S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
1S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
1S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
132 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
123T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
19T.ISLXsection of island
18T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
10T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
10T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
9T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
8T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
7T.ATOLatoll(s)a ring-shaped coral reef which has closely spaced islands on it encircling a lagoon
3T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
1T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
1T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
209 Total for T

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