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Feature Statistic Kazakhstan

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
268A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
26A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
17A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
10A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
3A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.LTERleased areaa tract of land leased to another country, usually for military installations
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
326 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1.792H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1.493H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
948H.WLLwella cylindrical hole, pit, or tunnel drilled or dug down to a depth from which water, oil, or gas can be pumped or brought to the surface
513H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
345H.STMIintermittent stream
164H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
94H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
63H.MRSHNsalt marsha flat area, subject to periodic salt water inundation, dominated by grassy salt-tolerant plants
56H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
44H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
41H.WLLQabandoned well
35H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
27H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
26H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
26H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
24H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
24H.LKOIintermittent oxbow lake
22H.LKIintermittent lake
17H.GLCRglacier(s)a mass of ice, usually at high latitudes or high elevations, with sufficient thickness to flow away from the source area in lobes, tongues, or masses
12H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
8H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
8H.LKOoxbow lakea crescent-shaped lake commonly found adjacent to meandering streams
7H.STMXsection of stream
7H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
6H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
5H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
5H.DTCHIirrigation ditcha ditch which serves to distribute irrigation water
4H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
3H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
3H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
2H.CHNLlake channel(s)that part of a lake having water deep enough for navigation between islands, shoals, etc.
2H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
2H.CNLQabandoned canal
1H.STMQabandoned watercoursea former stream or distributary no longer carrying flowing water, but still evident due to lakes, wetland, topographic or vegetation patterns
1H.MFGNsalt evaporation pondsdiked salt ponds used in the production of solar evaporated salt
1H.SEAseaa large body of salt water more or less confined by continuous land or chains of islands forming a subdivision of an ocean
1H.PNDSFfishpondsponds or enclosures in which fish are kept or raised
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.LKNIintermittent salt lake
5.834 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
732L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
318L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
8L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
6L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
5L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
2L.COLFcoalfielda region in which coal deposits of possible economic value occur
2L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
2L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
1.075 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
10.071P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
42P.PPLXsection of populated place
21P.PPLQabandoned populated place
16P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLWdestroyed populated placea village, town or city destroyed by a natural disaster, or by war
2P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
2P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
1P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
10.159 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
76R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
3R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
1R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
80 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
768S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
704S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
358S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
306S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
295S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
254S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
166S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
114S.GRVEgravea burial site
63S.RSDrailroad sidinga short track parallel to and joining the main track
49S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
41S.PSTPpatrol posta post from which patrols are sent out
26S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
23S.HUThuta small primitive house
11S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
8S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
8S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
7S.CMPLlogging campa camp used by loggers
6S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
6S.DIKEdikean earth or stone embankment usually constructed for flood or stream control
5S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
5S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
4S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
4S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
4S.SNTRsanatoriuma facility where victims of physical or mental disorders are treated
4S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
4S.CRRLcorral(s)a pen or enclosure for confining or capturing animals
3S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
3S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
2S.SHSEstorehousea building for storing goods, especially provisions
2S.BRKSbarracksa building for lodging military personnel
2S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
2S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
1S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
1S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
1S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
1S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
1S.RSGNLrailroad signala signal at the entrance of a particular section of track governing the movement of trains
1S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
1S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
1S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
1S.OILWoil wella well from which oil may be pumped
1S.VETFveterinary facilitya building or camp at which veterinary services are available
1S.CTRSspace centera facility for launching, tracking, or controlling satellites and space vehicles
1S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
1S.CMPOoil campa camp used by oilfield workers
3.273 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
576T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
407T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
258T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
111T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
88T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
77T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
62T.SBEDdry stream beda channel formerly containing the water of a stream
37T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
32T.DSRTdeserta large area with little or no vegetation due to extreme environmental conditions
28T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
28T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
23T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
22T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
21T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
18T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
18T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
14T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
10T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
8T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
6T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
5T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
5T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
4T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
3T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
3T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
2T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
2T.TRRterracea long, narrow alluvial platform bounded by steeper slopes above and below, usually overlooking a waterbody
2T.BUTEbutte(s)a small, isolated, usually flat-topped hill with steep sides
1.870 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
15V.OCHorchard(s)a planting of fruit or nut trees
9V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
4V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
28 Total for V

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