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Feature Statistic Mozambique

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
166A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
30A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
11A.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
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
215 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
9.311H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
4.033H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
2.924H.STMIintermittent stream
456H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
348H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
76H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
65H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
61H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
39H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
30H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
11H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
6H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
6H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
5H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
5H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
4H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
4H.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
4H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
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.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
3H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
2H.STMXsection of stream
2H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
2H.LKIintermittent lake
2H.MRSHNsalt marsha flat area, subject to periodic salt water inundation, dominated by grassy salt-tolerant plants
2H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
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
2H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
2H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
2H.AIRSseaplane landing areaa place on a waterbody where floatplanes land and take off
1H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
1H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
1H.STMIXsection of intermittent stream
1H.MGVmangrove swampa tropical tidal mud flat characterized by mangrove vegetation
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.BAYSbayscoastal indentations between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
1H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
1H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
17.423 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
406L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
161L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
13L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
6L.AGRCagricultural colonya tract of land set aside for agricultural settlement
6L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
6L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
2L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.TRBtribal areaa tract of land used by nomadic or other tribes
1L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
603 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
22.590P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
51P.PPLXsection of populated place
11P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
10P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
4P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
2P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
2P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
1P.PPLQabandoned populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
22.672 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
3R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
1R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
4 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
767S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
698S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
671S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
477S.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
212S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
169S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
70S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
70S.CRRLcorral(s)a pen or enclosure for confining or capturing animals
52S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
40S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
36S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
27S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
26S.MLSWsawmilla mill where logs or lumber are sawn to specified shapes and sizes
22S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
20S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
18S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
17S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
13S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
13S.AIRQabandoned airfield
11S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
10S.BPboundary markera fixture marking a point along a boundary
9S.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.
9S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
8S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
8S.STBLstablea building for the shelter and feeding of farm animals, especially horses
7S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
7S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
7S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
6S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
6S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
5S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
5S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
5S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
4S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
3S.CSTMcustoms housea building in a port where customs and duties are paid, and where vessels are entered and cleared
3S.MFGCcannerya building where food items are canned
3S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
3S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
2S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
2S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
2S.MNAUgold mine(s)a mine where gold ore, or alluvial gold is extracted
2S.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
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.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
1S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
1S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
1S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
1S.CVNTconventa building where a community of nuns lives in seclusion
1S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
1S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
1S.MNQabandoned mine
1S.NOVnovitiatea religious house or school where novices are trained
1S.PPQabandoned police post
1S.SCHNmaritime schoola school at which maritime sciences form the core of the curriculum
1S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
1S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
3.563 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
1.855T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1.691T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
303T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
301T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
224T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
57T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
46T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
25T.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
14T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
10T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
9T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
7T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
5T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
4T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
4T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
3T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
3T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
3T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
1T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
1T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
1T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
4.567 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
14V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
2V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
16 Total for V

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