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Feature Statistic Martinique

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
34A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
4A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
1A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
1A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
41 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
251H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
141H.STMIintermittent stream
110H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
36H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
33H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
19H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
19H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
17H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
9H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
9H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
8H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
6H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
3H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
3H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
2H.STMXsection of stream
2H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
1H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
1H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
1H.SPNThot spring(s)a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground
1H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
1H.PNDIintermittent pond
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.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
675 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
218L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
12L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
5L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
4L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
2L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
2L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
1L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
244 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
983P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
203P.PPLXsection of populated place
76P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLA4seat of a fourth-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1,264 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
8R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
1R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
9 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
119S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
35S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
34S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
18S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
14S.RLGreligious sitean ancient site of significant religious importance
7S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
6S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
4S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
4S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
3S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
3S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
3S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
3S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
2S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
2S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
2S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
1S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
1S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
1S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
1S.MLSGsugar milla facility where sugar cane is processed into raw sugar
1S.ARCHVarchivea place or institution where documents are preserved
1S.NSYnursery(-ies)a place where plants are propagated for transplanting or grafting
1S.OBPTobservation pointa wildlife or scenic observation point
1S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
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.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
1S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
1S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
1S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
1S.SNTRsanatoriuma facility where victims of physical or mental disorders are treated
1S.ESTXsection of estate
1S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
1S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
1S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
279 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
149T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
149T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
125T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
46T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
22T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
18T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
12T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
7T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
6T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
4T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
4T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
4T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
2T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
2T.CONEcone(s)a conical landform composed of mud or volcanic material
2T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
1T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
1T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
1T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
1T.RDGBbeach ridgea ridge of sand just inland and parallel to the beach, usually in series
1T.LAVAlava areaan area of solidified lava
1T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
1T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
563 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
43V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
17V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
60 Total for V

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