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Feature Statistic Georgia

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
105A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
12A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
5A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
3A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
126 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1,009H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
151H.GLCRglacier(s)a mass of ice, usually at high latitudes or high elevations, with sufficient thickness to flow away from the source area in lobes, tongues, or masses
73H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
26H.STMIintermittent stream
15H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
15H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
15H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
15H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
8H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
8H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
5H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
5H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
2H.LKIintermittent lake
1H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
1H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
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.LKOoxbow lakea crescent-shaped lake commonly found adjacent to meandering streams
1H.STMSstreamsbodies of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1H.STMXsection of stream
1,353 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
386L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
22L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
16L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
7L.CLGclearingan area in a forest with trees removed
5L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
4L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
3L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
3L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
1L.RGNEeconomic regiona region of a country established for economic development or for statistical purposes
1L.CMNcommona park or pasture for community use
1L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
1L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
1L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.RESAagricultural reservea tract of land reserved for agricultural reclamation and/or development
1L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
453 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
5,250P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
51P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
42P.PPLQabandoned populated place
35P.PPLXsection of populated place
10P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
5,392 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
6R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
2R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
1R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
9 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
144S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
95S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
66S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
44S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
38S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
25S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
23S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
22S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
14S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
13S.AIRQabandoned airfield
12S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
9S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
9S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
7S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
6S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
6S.RSDrailroad sidinga short track parallel to and joining the main track
5S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
4S.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.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
4S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
3S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
3S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
3S.HUThuta small primitive house
3S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
3S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
3S.SNTRsanatoriuma facility where victims of physical or mental disorders are treated
3S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
2S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
2S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
2S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
2S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
2S.GRVEgravea burial site
2S.MOLEmolea massive structure of masonry or large stones serving as a pier or breakwater
2S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
2S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
2S.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.
1S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
1S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.GOVLlocal government officea facility housing local governmental offices, usually a city, town, or village hall
1S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
1S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
1S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
1S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
1S.WRCKwreckthe site of the remains of a wrecked vessel
1S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
1S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
1S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
603 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
867T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
139T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
111T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
67T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
26T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
21T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
16T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
14T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
11T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
7T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
5T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
4T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
4T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
4T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
3T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
2T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
1T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
1,303 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
2V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
3 Total for V

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