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Feature Statistic Panama

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
631A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
76A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
13A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
721 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
7.666H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
277H.STMIintermittent stream
135H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
103H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
99H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
41H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
39H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
32H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
24H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
22H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
22H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
15H.RCHreacha straight section of a navigable stream or channel between two bends
12H.STMXsection of stream
9H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
9H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
8H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
8H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
7H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
6H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
5H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
5H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
5H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
4H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
4H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
3H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
3H.MFGNsalt evaporation pondsdiked salt ponds used in the production of solar evaporated salt
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.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
3H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
3H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
2H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
2H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
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.CNFLconfluencea place where two or more streams or intermittent streams flow together
1H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
1H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
1H.CNLBcanal benda conspicuously curved or bent section of a canal
1H.CNLNnavigation canal(s)a watercourse constructed for navigation of vessels
1H.CNLQabandoned canal
1H.CNLXsection of canal
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.LKIintermittent lake
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.PNDIintermittent pond
1H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
1H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
1H.STMBstream benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a stream
8.596 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
535L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
38L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
24L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
18L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
10L.DEVHhousing developmenta tract of land on which many houses of similar design are built according to a development plan
9L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
5L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
3L.MVAmaneuver areaa tract of land where military field exercises are carried out
3L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
2L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1L.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
1L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.RNGAartillery rangea tract of land used for artillery firing practice
651 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
11.115P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
1.294P.PPLXsection of populated place
457P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
55P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
27P.PPLQabandoned populated place
12P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
9P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
2P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
12.972 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
12R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
5R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
1R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
1R.RRQabandoned railroad
19 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
1.119S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
1.086S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
230S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
156S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
106S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
87S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
49S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
33S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
32S.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.HSPCclinica medical facility associated with a hospital for outpatients
18S.AIRQabandoned airfield
17S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
17S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
11S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
10S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
9S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
8S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
7S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
6S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
6S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
6S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
6S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
6S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
6S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
5S.CTRMmedical centera complex of health care buildings including two or more of the following: hospital, medical school, clinic, pharmacy, doctor's offices, etc.
5S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
5S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
5S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
5S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
4S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
4S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
4S.MLSGsugar milla facility where sugar cane is processed into raw sugar
4S.OILTtank farma tract of land occupied by large, cylindrical, metal tanks in which oil or liquid petrochemicals are stored
4S.USGEunited states government establishmenta facility operated by the United States Government in Panama
3S.LOCKlock(s)a basin in a waterway with gates at each end by means of which vessels are passed from one water level to another
3S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
3S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
3S.DARYdairya facility for the processing, sale and distribution of milk or milk products
3S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
2S.BRKWbreakwatera structure erected to break the force of waves at the entrance to a harbor or port
2S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
2S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
2S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
2S.BPboundary markera fixture marking a point along a boundary
2S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
2S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
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.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
2S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
2S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
2S.SWTsewage treatment plantfacility for the processing of sewage and/or wastewater
2S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
2S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
2S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
2S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
1S.MFGSGsugar refinerya facility for converting raw sugar into refined sugar
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
1S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.MOLEmolea massive structure of masonry or large stones serving as a pier or breakwater
1S.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
1S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
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.HSPLleprosariuman asylum or hospital for lepers
1S.QUAYquaya structure of solid construction along a shore or bank which provides berthing for ships and which generally provides cargo handling facilities
1S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
1S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
1S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
1S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
1S.STNSsatellite stationa facility for tracking and communicating with orbiting satellites
1S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
1S.TRANTtransit terminalfacilities for the handling of vehicular freight and passengers
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
3.169 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
1.707T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
891T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
847T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
624T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
178T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
93T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
54T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
37T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
28T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
27T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
26T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
9T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
8T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
5T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
5T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
4T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
3T.ISLXsection of island
2T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
2T.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.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
2T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
2T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1T.ISLMmangrove islanda mangrove swamp surrounded by a waterbody
1T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
1T.CONEcone(s)a conical landform composed of mud or volcanic material
1T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
1T.SLIDslidea mound of earth material, at the base of a slope and the associated scoured area
1T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
1T.ISTHisthmusa narrow strip of land connecting two larger land masses and bordered by water
1T.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
4.568 Total for T

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