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Feature Statistic Russia

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
1,528A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
547A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
204A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
153A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
83A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
10A.ADM2Hhistorical second-order administrative divisiona former second-order administrative division
2A.ADM4Hhistorical fourth-order administrative divisiona former fourth-order administrative division
2A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
2A.ADMDHhistorical administrative division a former administrative division of a political entity, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
2,532 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
55,952H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
17,308H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
6,045H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
1,911H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
1,647H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
1,281H.STMIintermittent stream
854H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
753H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
738H.LKOoxbow lakea crescent-shaped lake commonly found adjacent to meandering streams
706H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
659H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
647H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
435H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
405H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
334H.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
301H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
267H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
252H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
218H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
197H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
185H.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
169H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
161H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
137H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
133H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
126H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
108H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
106H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
103H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
95H.LKIintermittent lake
61H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
60H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
49H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
40H.FISHfishing areaa fishing ground, bank or area where fishermen go to catch fish
24H.LKXsection of lake
24H.STMXsection of stream
24H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
22H.LKNIintermittent salt lake
21H.DTCHIirrigation ditcha ditch which serves to distribute irrigation water
21H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
16H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
14H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
11H.PNDSFfishpondsponds or enclosures in which fish are kept or raised
9H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
8H.LKOIintermittent oxbow lake
7H.CHNLlake channel(s)that part of a lake having water deep enough for navigation between islands, shoals, etc.
6H.STMBstream benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a stream
6H.BOGbog(s)a wetland characterized by peat forming sphagnum moss, sedge, and other acid-water plants
6H.STMQabandoned watercoursea former stream or distributary no longer carrying flowing water, but still evident due to lakes, wetland, topographic or vegetation patterns
4H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
4H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
3H.SEAseaa large body of salt water more or less confined by continuous land or chains of islands forming a subdivision of an ocean
3H.SPNSsulphur spring(s)a place where sulphur ground water flows naturally out of the ground
3H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
3H.BNKRstream banka sloping margin of a stream channel which normally confines the stream to its channel on land
3H.SPNThot spring(s)a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground
2H.SYSIirrigation systema network of ditches and one or more of the following elements: water supply, reservoir, canal, pump, well, drain, etc.
2H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
2H.RCHreacha straight section of a navigable stream or channel between two bends
2H.DOMGicecap domea comparatively elevated area on an icecap
1H.CNLBcanal benda conspicuously curved or bent section of a canal
1H.STMSstreamsbodies of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1H.LKSNsalt lakesinland bodies of salt water with no outlet
1H.CNLSBunderground irrigation canal(s)a gently inclined underground tunnel bringing water for irrigation from aquifers
1H.MOORmoor(s)an area of open ground overlaid with wet peaty soils
1H.CRNTcurrenta horizontal flow of water in a given direction with uniform velocity
1H.CNLAaqueducta conduit used to carry water
1H.MRSHNsalt marsha flat area, subject to periodic salt water inundation, dominated by grassy salt-tolerant plants
1H.PNDIintermittent pond
1H.LKCcrater lakea lake in a crater or caldera
1H.STMHheadwatersthe source and upper part of a stream, including the upper drainage basin
92,704 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
12,966L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
478L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
94L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
85L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
47L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
47L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
34L.CLGclearingan area in a forest with trees removed
33L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
27L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
22L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
21L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
12L.PEATpeat cutting areaan area where peat is harvested
8L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
8L.COLFcoalfielda region in which coal deposits of possible economic value occur
6L.RESVreservationa tract of land set aside for aboriginal, tribal, or native populations
6L.RESHhunting reservea tract of land used primarily for hunting
5L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
3L.GASFgasfieldan area containing a subterranean store of natural gas of economic value
3L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
2L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
1L.SNOWsnowfieldan area of permanent snow and ice forming the accumulation area of a glacier
1L.LANDarctic landa tract of land in the Arctic
1L.DEVHhousing developmenta tract of land on which many houses of similar design are built according to a development plan
13,910 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
188,046P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
9,849P.PPLQabandoned populated place
2,820P.PPLXsection of populated place
294P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
197P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
80P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
37P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
34P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
32P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
31P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
13P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
2P.PPLA4seat of a fourth-order administrative division
1P.PPLRreligious populated placea populated place whose population is largely engaged in religious occupations
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
201,437 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
226R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
11R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
8R.RYDrailroad yarda system of tracks used for the making up of trains, and switching and storing freight cars
4R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
4R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
3R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
1R.RJCTrailroad junctiona place where two or more railroad tracks join
1R.OILPoil pipelinea pipeline used for transporting oil
1R.RDCUTroad cutan excavation cut through a hill or ridge for a road
259 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
5,568S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
4,633S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
3,872S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
1,912S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
1,541S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
1,300S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
1,202S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
898S.RSDrailroad sidinga short track parallel to and joining the main track
818S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
799S.HUThuta small primitive house
584S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
492S.PSTPpatrol posta post from which patrols are sent out
387S.BRKSbarracksa building for lodging military personnel
368S.CRRLcorral(s)a pen or enclosure for confining or capturing animals
297S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
293S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
265S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
210S.AIRQabandoned airfield
210S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
185S.CMPLlogging campa camp used by loggers
169S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
150S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
145S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
120S.RSGNLrailroad signala signal at the entrance of a particular section of track governing the movement of trains
115S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
114S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
107S.GRVEgravea burial site
89S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
87S.SNTRsanatoriuma facility where victims of physical or mental disorders are treated
84S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
68S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
67S.HSPCclinica medical facility associated with a hospital for outpatients
62S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
62S.FRMQabandoned farm
60S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
57S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
56S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
55S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
55S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
54S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
53S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
50S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
45S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
41S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
40S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
36S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
36S.CMPQabandoned camp
35S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
34S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
34S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
33S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
29S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
27S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
23S.MFGCcannerya building where food items are canned
21S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
21S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
20S.COMCcommunication centera facility, including buildings, antennae, towers and electronic equipment for receiving and transmitting information
18S.NSYnursery(-ies)a place where plants are propagated for transplanting or grafting
16S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
15S.MTROmetro stationmetro station (Underground, Tube, or Metro)
13S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
13S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
13S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
12S.PMPOoil pumping stationa facility for pumping oil through a pipeline
12S.CTHSEcourthousea building in which courts of law are held
11S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
11S.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
11S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
10S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
10S.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.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
9S.MNQabandoned mine
9S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
8S.CSTMcustoms housea building in a port where customs and duties are paid, and where vessels are entered and cleared
8S.OILJoil pipeline junctiona section of an oil pipeline where two or more pipes join together
8S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
7S.MNCcoal mine(s)a mine where coal is extracted
7S.BANKbankA business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
7S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
6S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
6S.DARYdairya facility for the processing, sale and distribution of milk or milk products
6S.THTRtheatera building or outdoor area used for live theatrical presentations, concerts, opera or dance productions, cinema, and/or other stage productions
6S.RETstorea building where goods and/or services are offered for sale
6S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
6S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
5S.SHSEstorehousea building for storing goods, especially provisions
5S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
5S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
4S.HUTShutssmall primitive houses
4S.RSTPQabandoned railroad stop
4S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
4S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
4S.ASTRastronomical stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by observations of celestial bodies
4S.MLSWsawmilla mill where logs or lumber are sawn to specified shapes and sizes
4S.CTRMmedical centera complex of health care buildings including two or more of the following: hospital, medical school, clinic, pharmacy, doctor's offices, etc.
4S.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
3S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
3S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
3S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
3S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
3S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
3S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
3S.HMSDhomesteada residence, owner's or manager's, on a sheep or cattle station, woolshed, outcamp, or Aboriginal outstation, specific to Australia and New Zealand
3S.PPQabandoned police post
3S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
2S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
2S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
2S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
2S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
2S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
2S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
2S.ARCHarcha natural or man-made structure in the form of an arch
2S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
2S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
2S.RKRYrookerya breeding place of a colony of birds or seals
2S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
2S.TRANTtransit terminalfacilities for the handling of vehicular freight and passengers
2S.DIKEdikean earth or stone embankment usually constructed for flood or stream control
1S.SLCEsluicea conduit or passage for carrying off surplus water from a waterbody, usually regulated by means of a sluice gate
1S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
1S.OILWoil wella well from which oil may be pumped
1S.MNAUgold mine(s)a mine where gold ore, or alluvial gold is extracted
1S.STBLstablea building for the shelter and feeding of farm animals, especially horses
1S.MLWTRwater milla mill powered by running water
1S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
1S.STNEexperiment stationa facility for carrying out experiments
1S.CSNOcasinoa building used for entertainment, especially gambling
1S.CTRAatomic centera facility where atomic research is carried out
1S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
1S.CTRSspace centera facility for launching, tracking, or controlling satellites and space vehicles
1S.DCKYdockyarda facility for servicing, building, or repairing ships
1S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
1S.GOSPgas-oil separator planta facility for separating gas from oil
1S.FRMSfarmstracts of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
1S.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
1S.DPOFfuel depotan area where fuel is stored
1S.SCHMmilitary schoola school at which military science forms the core of the curriculum
1S.WALLwalla thick masonry structure, usually enclosing a field or building, or forming the side of a structure
1S.QUAYquaya structure of solid construction along a shore or bank which provides berthing for ships and which generally provides cargo handling facilities
28,582 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
9,480T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
4,526T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
3,015T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
2,465T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
1,565T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
1,521T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
581T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
511T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
462T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
431T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
404T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
385T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
328T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
286T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
263T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
160T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
152T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
128T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
91T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
87T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
73T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
57T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
54T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
43T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
41T.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
21T.ISTHisthmusa narrow strip of land connecting two larger land masses and bordered by water
14T.SBEDdry stream beda channel formerly containing the water of a stream
12T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
10T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
6T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
5T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
3T.BUTEbutte(s)a small, isolated, usually flat-topped hill with steep sides
2T.DLTAdeltaa flat plain formed by alluvial deposits at the mouth of a stream
2T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
2T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
2T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
2T.TRRterracea long, narrow alluvial platform bounded by steeper slopes above and below, usually overlooking a waterbody
2T.CNYNcanyona deep, narrow valley with steep sides cutting into a plateau or mountainous area
1T.LEVleveea natural low embankment bordering a distributary or meandering stream; often built up artificially to control floods
1T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
1T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
1T.CRQcirquea bowl-like hollow partially surrounded by cliffs or steep slopes at the head of a glaciated valley
27,196 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
19U.SHLUshoala surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
3U.BNKUbankan elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for safe surface navigation
2U.BKSUbankselevations, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for safe surface navigation
2U.RFSUreefssurface-navigation hazards composed of consolidated material
2U.TRGUtrougha long depression of the sea floor characteristically flat bottomed and steep sided, and normally shallower than a trench
1U.DEPUdeepa localized deep area within the confines of a larger feature, such as a trough, basin or trench
1U.RFUreefa surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
1U.RISUrisea broad elevation that rises gently, and generally smoothly, from the sea floor
1U.BSNUbasina depression more or less equidimensional in plan and of variable extent
1U.SHSUshoalshazards to surface navigation composed of unconsolidated material
1U.PLTUplateaua comparatively flat-topped feature of considerable extent, dropping off abruptly on one or more sides
1U.TRNUtrencha long, narrow, characteristically very deep and asymmetrical depression of the sea floor, with relatively steep sides
35 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
501V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
10V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
7V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
4V.TUNDtundraa marshy, treeless, high latitude plain, dominated by mosses, lichens, and low shrub vegetation under permafrost conditions
2V.OCHorchard(s)a planting of fruit or nut trees
1V.CULTcultivated areaan area under cultivation
525 Total for V

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