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Feature Statistic The Gambia

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
37A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
6A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
1A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
45 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
68H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
49H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
12H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
6H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
2H.FLTMmud flat(s)a relatively level area of mud either between high and low tide lines, or subject to flooding
2H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
1H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
1H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
1H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
1H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
143 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
52L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
17L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
3L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
2L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
1L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
76 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
1,993P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
22P.PPLQabandoned populated place
10P.PPLXsection of populated place
5P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
2,031 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
1 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
32S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
3S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
2S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
2S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
2S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
1S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
1S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
1S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
1S.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.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.
1S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
1S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
1S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
54 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
27T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
23T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
4T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
4T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
59 Total for T

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