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Feature Statistic Equatorial Guinea

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
15A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
7A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
23 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1.404H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
31H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
27H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
15H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
12H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
7H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
6H.LKCcrater lakea lake in a crater or caldera
3H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
2H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
2H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
1H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
1H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
1H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
1H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
1.513 Total for H
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
2.040P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
37P.PPLQabandoned populated place
6P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
2.084 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
487S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
3S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
2S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
492 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
117T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
25T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
13T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
9T.CONEcone(s)a conical landform composed of mud or volcanic material
9T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
7T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
7T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
6T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
6T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
5T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
4T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
4T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
2T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
2T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
2T.CLDAcalderaa depression measuring kilometers across formed by the collapse of a volcanic mountain
2T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
1T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
222 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
1V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1 Total for V

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