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Feature Statistic Haiti

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
131A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
42A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
10A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
184 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
633H.STMIintermittent stream
568H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
73H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
58H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
19H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
13H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
12H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
11H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
10H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
9H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
8H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
7H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
5H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
3H.SPNThot spring(s)a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground
3H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
3H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
3H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
2H.PNDIintermittent pond
2H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
2H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
2H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
1H.LKIintermittent lake
1H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
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.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
1H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
1H.DTCHIirrigation ditcha ditch which serves to distribute irrigation water
1H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
1H.STMSstreamsbodies of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
1H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
1H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
1H.STMXsection of stream
1.458 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1.772L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
1.772 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
10.783P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
88P.PPLXsection of populated place
9P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
3P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
10.884 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
21R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
4R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
1R.RRQabandoned railroad
1R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
1R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
28 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
20S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
12S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
11S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
10S.AIRQabandoned airfield
10S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
10S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
7S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
5S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
4S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
4S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
3S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
2S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
2S.ASYLasyluma facility where the insane are cared for and protected
2S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
1S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
1S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
1S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
1S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
1S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
1S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
1S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
111 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
671T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
182T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
175T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
56T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
56T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
39T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
24T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
22T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
18T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
14T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
12T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
4T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
3T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
3T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
3T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
2T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
2T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
2T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
1T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
1T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
1T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1.294 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.SCNUseachannela continuously sloping, elongated depression commonly found in fans or plains and customarily bordered by levees on one or two sides
1 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
3V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
3 Total for V

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