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Feature Statistic Iran

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
429A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
138A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
31A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
7A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
5A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
1A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
1A.PRSHparishan ecclesiastical district
1A.ADM2Hhistorical second-order administrative divisiona former second-order administrative division
615 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
14,502H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
6,740H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
3,191H.STMIintermittent stream
1,857H.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
369H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
353H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
298H.RSVTwater tanka contained pool or tank of water at, below, or above ground level
178H.STMXsection of stream
121H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
95H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
93H.CNLSBunderground irrigation canal(s)a gently inclined underground tunnel bringing water for irrigation from aquifers
88H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
58H.STMIXsection of intermittent stream
55H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
53H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
53H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
45H.FISHfishing areaa fishing ground, bank or area where fishermen go to catch fish
40H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
39H.PNDSFfishpondsponds or enclosures in which fish are kept or raised
38H.LKIintermittent lake
34H.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
34H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
32H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
29H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
23H.CNLAaqueducta conduit used to carry water
22H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
22H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
22H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
22H.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
20H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
18H.SYSIirrigation systema network of ditches and one or more of the following elements: water supply, reservoir, canal, pump, well, drain, etc.
17H.LKNIintermittent salt lake
16H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
15H.SPNThot spring(s)a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground
15H.MRSHNsalt marsha flat area, subject to periodic salt water inundation, dominated by grassy salt-tolerant plants
12H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
11H.WLLQabandoned well
9H.RSVIintermittent reservoir
8H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
8H.SEAseaa large body of salt water more or less confined by continuous land or chains of islands forming a subdivision of an ocean
7H.PNDIintermittent pond
7H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
6H.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
6H.POOLIintermittent pool
6H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
4H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
4H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
4H.STMQabandoned watercoursea former stream or distributary no longer carrying flowing water, but still evident due to lakes, wetland, topographic or vegetation patterns
3H.RCHreacha straight section of a navigable stream or channel between two bends
3H.SBKHsabkha(s)a salt flat or salt encrusted plain subject to periodic inundation from flooding or high tides
3H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
3H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
3H.STMHheadwatersthe source and upper part of a stream, including the upper drainage basin
3H.CHNLlake channel(s)that part of a lake having water deep enough for navigation between islands, shoals, etc.
2H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
2H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
2H.CAPGicecapa dome-shaped mass of glacial ice covering an area of mountain summits or other high lands; smaller than an ice sheet
2H.SPNSsulphur spring(s)a place where sulphur ground water flows naturally out of the ground
2H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
1H.WTLDIintermittent wetland
1H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
1H.FLTMmud flat(s)a relatively level area of mud either between high and low tide lines, or subject to flooding
1H.BNKRstream banka sloping margin of a stream channel which normally confines the stream to its channel on land
1H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
1H.PNDNsalt ponda small standing body of salt water often in a marsh or swamp, usually along a seacoast
1H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.DTCHDdrainage ditcha ditch which serves to drain the land
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
1H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
1H.STMSstreamsbodies of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1H.CNLQabandoned canal
1H.WADMwadi mouththe lower terminus of a wadi where it widens into an adjoining floodplain, depression, or waterbody
28,741 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
3,575L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
3,500L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
462L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
301L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
278L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
197L.TRBtribal areaa tract of land used by nomadic or other tribes
47L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
34L.CLGclearingan area in a forest with trees removed
34L.DEVHhousing developmenta tract of land on which many houses of similar design are built according to a development plan
32L.AGRCagricultural colonya tract of land set aside for agricultural settlement
27L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
18L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
10L.MNAmining areaan area of mine sites where minerals and ores are extracted
9L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
7L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
5L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
3L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
2L.COLFcoalfielda region in which coal deposits of possible economic value occur
2L.MVAmaneuver areaa tract of land where military field exercises are carried out
2L.MILBmilitary basea place used by an army or other armed service for storing arms and supplies, and for accommodating and training troops, a base from which operations can be initiated
2L.CTRBbusiness centera place where a number of businesses are located
2L.GASFgasfieldan area containing a subterranean store of natural gas of economic value
2L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
2L.BSNDdrainage basinan area drained by a stream
2L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
1L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
1L.RESPpalm tree reservean area of palm trees where use is controlled
1L.CNSconcession areaa lease of land by a government for economic development, e.g., mining, forestry
1L.RGNHhistorical regiona former historic area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.FLDIirrigated field(s)a tract of level or terraced land which is irrigated
1L.RESHhunting reservea tract of land used primarily for hunting
8,562 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
69,430P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
4,871P.PPLQabandoned populated place
3,379P.PPLXsection of populated place
1,770P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
1,462P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
348P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
54P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
30P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
1P.PPLRreligious populated placea populated place whose population is largely engaged in religious occupations
1P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
1P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
81,350 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1,391R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
219R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
19R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
16R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
14R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
3R.TNLRDroad tunnela tunnel through which a road passes
2R.RDBroad benda conspicuously curved or bent section of a road
1R.RYDrailroad yarda system of tracks used for the making up of trains, and switching and storing freight cars
1R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
1,666 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
24,734S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
7,183S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
2,293S.FRMQabandoned farm
1,868S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
1,479S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
1,384S.CRRLcorral(s)a pen or enclosure for confining or capturing animals
1,265S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
914S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
812S.RDCRtraffic circlea road junction formed around a central circle about which traffic moves in one direction only
803S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
431S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
427S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
379S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
370S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
326S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
310S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
285S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
284S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
244S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
224S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
216S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
213S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
194S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
190S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
177S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
171S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
144S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
142S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
133S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
118S.HUThuta small primitive house
117S.HSPCclinica medical facility associated with a hospital for outpatients
112S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
107S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
103S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
98S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
86S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
81S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
80S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
72S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
64S.CTRMmedical centera complex of health care buildings including two or more of the following: hospital, medical school, clinic, pharmacy, doctor's offices, etc.
60S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
57S.AIRQabandoned airfield
57S.MNQabandoned mine
53S.COMCcommunication centera facility, including buildings, antennae, towers and electronic equipment for receiving and transmitting information
51S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
47S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
46S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
45S.SHSEstorehousea building for storing goods, especially provisions
43S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
42S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
38S.MNCcoal mine(s)a mine where coal is extracted
35S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
34S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
31S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
29S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
28S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
28S.HLThalting placea place where caravans stop for rest
28S.RDINintersectiona junction of two or more highways by a system of separate levels that permit traffic to pass from one to another without the crossing of traffic streams
26S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
25S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
23S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
22S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
22S.MFGSGsugar refinerya facility for converting raw sugar into refined sugar
21S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
16S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
15S.GRVEgravea burial site
14S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
14S.TRANTtransit terminalfacilities for the handling of vehicular freight and passengers
14S.OILRoil refinerya facility for converting crude oil into refined petroleum products
14S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
13S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
12S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
11S.MNCUcopper mine(s)a mine where copper ore is extracted
11S.CSTMcustoms housea building in a port where customs and duties are paid, and where vessels are entered and cleared
11S.TOLLtoll gate/barrierhighway toll collection station
11S.PMPOoil pumping stationa facility for pumping oil through a pipeline
11S.PSTPpatrol posta post from which patrols are sent out
10S.CMPQabandoned camp
10S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
10S.RSTPQabandoned railroad stop
9S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
9S.MNAUgold mine(s)a mine where gold ore, or alluvial gold is extracted
8S.OILWoil wella well from which oil may be pumped
8S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
8S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
8S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
7S.RLGreligious sitean ancient site of significant religious importance
7S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
7S.PPQabandoned police post
7S.MNNsalt mine(s)a mine from which salt is extracted
7S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
7S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
6S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
6S.MNFEiron mine(s)a mine where iron ore is extracted
6S.AIRTterminalairport facilities for the handling of freight and passengers
6S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
6S.TRMOoil pipeline terminala tank farm or loading facility at the end of an oil pipeline
5S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
5S.AQCaquaculture facilityfacility or area for the cultivation of aquatic animals and plants, especially fish, shellfish, and seaweed, in natural or controlled marine or freshwater environments; underwater agriculture
5S.MFGQabandoned factory
5S.MFGLMlimekilna furnace in which limestone is reduced to lime
5S.HSECcountry housea large house, mansion, or chateau, on a large estate
5S.VETFveterinary facilitya building or camp at which veterinary services are available
5S.WALLAancient wallthe remains of a linear defensive stone structure
5S.MLWTRwater milla mill powered by running water
4S.WHRFwharf(-ves)a structure of open rather than solid construction along a shore or a bank which provides berthing for ships and cargo-handling facilities
4S.DARYdairya facility for the processing, sale and distribution of milk or milk products
4S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
4S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
4S.BRKSbarracksa building for lodging military personnel
4S.SWTsewage treatment plantfacility for the processing of sewage and/or wastewater
4S.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.
4S.MNCRchrome mine(s)a mine where chrome ore is extracted
4S.HUTShutssmall primitive houses
3S.CMPOoil campa camp used by oilfield workers
3S.CTHSEcourthousea building in which courts of law are held
3S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
3S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
3S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
3S.NSYnursery(-ies)a place where plants are propagated for transplanting or grafting
2S.BURburial cave(s)a cave used for human burials
2S.DCKYdockyarda facility for servicing, building, or repairing ships
2S.CMPRFrefugee campa camp used by refugees
2S.CMPLAlabor campa camp used by migrant or temporary laborers
2S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
2S.DIKEdikean earth or stone embankment usually constructed for flood or stream control
2S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
2S.QUAYquaya structure of solid construction along a shore or bank which provides berthing for ships and which generally provides cargo handling facilities
2S.MFGCUcopper worksa facility for processing copper ore
2S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
2S.RETstorea building where goods and/or services are offered for sale
2S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
2S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
1S.MFGMmunitions planta factory where ammunition is made
1S.LNDFlandfilla place for trash and garbage disposal in which the waste is buried between layers of earth to build up low-lying land
1S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
1S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
1S.OILQabandoned oil well
1S.OILTtank farma tract of land occupied by large, cylindrical, metal tanks in which oil or liquid petrochemicals are stored
1S.GHSEguest housea house used to provide lodging for paying guests
1S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
1S.ESTSGsugar plantationan estate that specializes in growing sugar cane
1S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.PSNnuclear power stationnuclear power station
1S.DIPdiplomatic facilityoffice, residence, or facility of a foreign government, which may include an embassy, consulate, chancery, office of charge d'affaires, or other diplomatic, economic, military, or cultural mission
1S.DAMQruined dama destroyed or decayed dam which is no longer functional
1S.BDGQruined bridgea destroyed or decayed bridge which is no longer functional
1S.CMPMNmining campa camp used by miners
1S.CSNOcasinoa building used for entertainment, especially gambling
1S.BPboundary markera fixture marking a point along a boundary
1S.CARNcairna heap of stones erected as a landmark or for other purposes
1S.BLDAapartment buildinga building containing several individual apartments
1S.ZNFfree trade zonean area, usually a section of a port, where goods may be received and shipped free of customs duty and of most customs regulations
1S.SCHMmilitary schoola school at which military science forms the core of the curriculum
1S.SECPState Exam Prep Centrestate exam preparation centres
1S.SHPFsheepfolda fence or wall enclosure for sheep and other small herd animals
1S.SNTRsanatoriuma facility where victims of physical or mental disorders are treated
1S.STBLstablea building for the shelter and feeding of farm animals, especially horses
1S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
1S.STNSsatellite stationa facility for tracking and communicating with orbiting satellites
1S.THTRtheatera building or outdoor area used for live theatrical presentations, concerts, opera or dance productions, cinema, and/or other stage productions
1S.WALLwalla thick masonry structure, usually enclosing a field or building, or forming the side of a structure
49,992 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
37,603T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
20,648T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
4,011T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1,633T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
1,438T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
737T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
687T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
499T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
368T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
252T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
170T.SBEDdry stream beda channel formerly containing the water of a stream
145T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
117T.PANpana near-level shallow, natural depression or basin, usually containing an intermittent lake, pond, or pool
99T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
71T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
66T.DSRTdeserta large area with little or no vegetation due to extreme environmental conditions
30T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
28T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
27T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
23T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
23T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
21T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
12T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
8T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
7T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
7T.ERGsandy desertan extensive tract of shifting sand and sand dunes
7T.LEVleveea natural low embankment bordering a distributary or meandering stream; often built up artificially to control floods
7T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
7T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
6T.VALXsection of valley
5T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
4T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
4T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
4T.GAPgapa low place in a ridge, not used for transportation
3T.MESAmesa(s)a flat-topped, isolated elevation with steep slopes on all sides, less extensive than a plateau
2T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
2T.BARbara shallow ridge or mound of coarse unconsolidated material in a stream channel, at the mouth of a stream, estuary, or lagoon and in the wave-break zone along coasts
2T.CNYNcanyona deep, narrow valley with steep sides cutting into a plateau or mountainous area
2T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
2T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
1T.LAVAlava areaan area of solidified lava
1T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
1T.TRRterracea long, narrow alluvial platform bounded by steeper slopes above and below, usually overlooking a waterbody
1T.RKFLrockfallan irregular mass of fallen rock at the base of a cliff or steep slope
1T.FSRfissurea crack associated with volcanism
1T.VALGhanging valleya valley the floor of which is notably higher than the valley or shore to which it leads; most common in areas that have been glaciated
1T.MRNmorainea mound, ridge, or other accumulation of glacial till
1T.SDLsaddlea broad, open pass crossing a ridge or between hills or mountains
68,795 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.LEVUleveean embankment bordering a canyon, valley, or seachannel
1U.PLNUplaina flat, gently sloping or nearly level region
2 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
1,385V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1,095V.OCHorchard(s)a planting of fruit or nut trees
1,001V.GROVEgrovea small wooded area or collection of trees growing closely together, occurring naturally or deliberately planted
333V.CULTcultivated areaan area under cultivation
34V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
29V.TREEtree(s)a conspicuous tree used as a landmark
19V.VINvineyarda planting of grapevines
15V.GRVPpalm grovea planting of palm trees
11V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
1V.SCRBscrublandan area of low trees, bushes, and shrubs stunted by some environmental limitation
3,923 Total for V

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