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Feature Statistic Guatemala

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
352A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
22A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
375 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1.979H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
424H.STMIintermittent stream
195H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
48H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
28H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
21H.MFGNsalt evaporation pondsdiked salt ponds used in the production of solar evaporated salt
13H.LKIintermittent lake
13H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
11H.PNDIintermittent pond
7H.LKCcrater lakea lake in a crater or caldera
6H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
6H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
6H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
6H.STMXsection of stream
5H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
5H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
5H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
2H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
1H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
1H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
1H.POOLpool(s)a small and comparatively still, deep part of a larger body of water such as a stream or harbor; or a small body of standing water
1H.STMBstream benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a stream
1H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
1H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
1H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
1H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
2.788 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
857L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
24L.AGRCagricultural colonya tract of land set aside for agricultural settlement
22L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
15L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
8L.RESAagricultural reservea tract of land reserved for agricultural reclamation and/or development
7L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
3L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
2L.DEVHhousing developmenta tract of land on which many houses of similar design are built according to a development plan
1L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
940 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
6.636P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
297P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
28P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
21P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
12P.PPLXsection of populated place
2P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
6.997 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.RDBroad benda conspicuously curved or bent section of a road
1 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
2.481S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
542S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
154S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
82S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
72S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
25S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
21S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
12S.PSTPpatrol posta post from which patrols are sent out
11S.HUThuta small primitive house
10S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
8S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
8S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
4S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
3S.CMPLAlabor campa camp used by migrant or temporary laborers
3S.CMPOoil campa camp used by oilfield workers
3S.BPboundary markera fixture marking a point along a boundary
2S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
2S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
2S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
2S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
2S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
2S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
1S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
1S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
1S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
1S.MNQabandoned mine
1S.OILQabandoned oil well
1S.OILWoil wella well from which oil may be pumped
1S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
1S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
1S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
1S.WHRFwharf(-ves)a structure of open rather than solid construction along a shore or a bank which provides berthing for ships and cargo-handling facilities
3.464 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
324T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
255T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
39T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
38T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
35T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
14T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
9T.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
6T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
4T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
4T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
3T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
1T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
1T.CONEcone(s)a conical landform composed of mud or volcanic material
1T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
1T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
1T.MESAmesa(s)a flat-topped, isolated elevation with steep slopes on all sides, less extensive than a plateau
1T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
1T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
1T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
1T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
743 Total for T

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