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Feature Statistic Liberia

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
618A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
223A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
15A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
4A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
861 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
782H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
21H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
11H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
7H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
7H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
3H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
3H.STMIintermittent stream
2H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
2H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
1H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
1H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
1H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
1H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
1H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
1H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
1H.STMBstream benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a stream
1H.STMXsection of stream
846 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
18L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
8L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
3L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
3L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
2L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
2L.CNSconcession areaa lease of land by a government for economic development, e.g., mining, forestry
1L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
1L.RESAagricultural reservea tract of land reserved for agricultural reclamation and/or development
38 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
6,256P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
36P.PPLXsection of populated place
15P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLQabandoned populated place
1P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
6,311 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
5R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
3R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
8 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
111S.CMPLAlabor campa camp used by migrant or temporary laborers
36S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
34S.MSSNmissiona place characterized by dwellings, school, church, hospital and other facilities operated by a religious group for the purpose of providing charitable services and to propagate religion
17S.ESTRrubber plantationan estate which specializes in growing and tapping rubber trees
16S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
15S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
13S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
11S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
9S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
7S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
5S.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.MNFEiron mine(s)a mine where iron ore is extracted
4S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
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.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
3S.LEPCleper colonya settled area inhabited by lepers in relative isolation
3S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
2S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
2S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
2S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
2S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
2S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
2S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
2S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
2S.ESTOoil palm plantationan estate specializing in the cultivation of oil palm trees
1S.WRCKwreckthe site of the remains of a wrecked vessel
1S.MNQabandoned mine
1S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
1S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
1S.MSSNQabandoned mission
1S.OILRoil refinerya facility for converting crude oil into refined petroleum products
1S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
1S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.PSTPpatrol posta post from which patrols are sent out
1S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
1S.BRKSbarracksa building for lodging military personnel
1S.SCHMmilitary schoola school at which military science forms the core of the curriculum
1S.CMPMNmining campa camp used by miners
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.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
1S.HSPCclinica medical facility associated with a hospital for outpatients
1S.MLMore treatment planta facility for improving the metal content of ore by concentration
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
328 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
121T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
69T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
62T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
45T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
26T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
23T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
15T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
12T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
8T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
3T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
3T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
2T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
1T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
1T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
392 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
13V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
13 Total for V

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