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Feature Statistic Guadeloupe

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
32A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
2A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
1A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
1A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
37 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
177H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
129H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
25H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
21H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
17H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
15H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
7H.STMIintermittent stream
7H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
5H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
5H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
4H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
3H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
3H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
2H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
2H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
2H.WTRCwatercoursea natural, well-defined channel produced by flowing water, or an artificial channel designed to carry flowing water
2H.MGVmangrove swampa tropical tidal mud flat characterized by mangrove vegetation
1H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
1H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
1H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
429 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
14L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
3L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
2L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
20 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
273P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
141P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
415 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
38S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
24S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
5S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
5S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
3S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
2S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
1S.MFGQabandoned factory
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.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
1S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
1S.HSECcountry housea large house, mansion, or chateau, on a large estate
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
84 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
252T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
75T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
55T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
31T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
17T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
14T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
10T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
10T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
9T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
7T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
6T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
5T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
4T.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.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
2T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
2T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
2T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
1T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
1T.ISLMmangrove islanda mangrove swamp surrounded by a waterbody
1T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
511 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
2V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
2 Total for V

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