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Feature Statistic St Kitts and Nevis

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
14A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
15 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
54H.STMIintermittent stream
23H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
20H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
6H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
5H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
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
1H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
1H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
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.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
1H.STMIXsection of intermittent stream
117 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
4L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
1L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
5 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
111P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
13P.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
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
129 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
147S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
27S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
23S.ESTSGsugar plantationan estate that specializes in growing sugar cane
10S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
4S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
4S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
2S.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.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
1S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
1S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
1S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
1S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
1S.FRMQabandoned farm
225 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
14T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
8T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
7T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
4T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
3T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
3T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
3T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
2T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
2T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
2T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
2T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
53 Total for T

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