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Feature Statistic Maldives

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
27A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
29 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
20H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
12H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
4H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
1H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
1H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
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.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
40 Total for H
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
68P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
14P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
85 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
167S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
10S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
7S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
3S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
188 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
696T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
25T.ATOLatoll(s)a ring-shaped coral reef which has closely spaced islands on it encircling a lagoon
7T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
6T.ISLXsection of island
3T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
1T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
738 Total for T

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