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Feature Statistic Mongolia

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
395A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
22A.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
422 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
908H.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
635H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
447H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
257H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
81H.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
59H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
48H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
20H.STMIintermittent stream
4H.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
4H.LKIintermittent lake
4H.STMXsection of stream
4H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.WLLQabandoned well
2,473 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
168L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
19L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
10L.BSNDdrainage basinan area drained by a stream
7L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.MNAmining areaan area of mine sites where minerals and ores are extracted
205 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
1,207P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
299P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
21P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
3P.PPLXsection of populated place
3P.PPLQabandoned populated place
2P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
1P.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
1P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
1,539 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
3R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
2R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
5 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
305S.CARNcairna heap of stones erected as a landmark or for other purposes
38S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
25S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
18S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
17S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
12S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
11S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
10S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
9S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
8S.AIRQabandoned airfield
6S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
6S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
6S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
5S.WALLwalla thick masonry structure, usually enclosing a field or building, or forming the side of a structure
3S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
2S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
2S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
2S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
2S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
1S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
1S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
1S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
493 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
1,046T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
339T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
155T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
147T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
66T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
29T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
24T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
24T.DSRTdeserta large area with little or no vegetation due to extreme environmental conditions
17T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
13T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
10T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
8T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
4T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
4T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
3T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
3T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
3T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
2T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
2T.CNYNcanyona deep, narrow valley with steep sides cutting into a plateau or mountainous area
2T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
2T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
1T.SBEDdry stream beda channel formerly containing the water of a stream
1T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
1,905 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
7V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
4V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
11 Total for V

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