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Feature Statistic Gabon

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
27A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
9A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
37 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
2.071H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
74H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
40H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
32H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
31H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
28H.STMIintermittent stream
23H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
20H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
20H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
16H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
8H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
2H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
1H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
1H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.LKIintermittent lake
1H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
1H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
2.371 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
8L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
6L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
3L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
1L.RESHhunting reservea tract of land used primarily for hunting
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.RESVreservationa tract of land set aside for aboriginal, tribal, or native populations
1L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
21 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
3.915P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
8P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
3.924 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
37S.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
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
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.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
42 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
120T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
106T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
94T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
21T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
17T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
17T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
12T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
8T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
5T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
4T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
3T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
3T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
3T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
3T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
2T.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
2T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
2T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
1T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
423 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
4V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
3V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
7 Total for V

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