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Feature Statistic Mayotte

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
17A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
18 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
59H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
31H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
30H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
12H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
10H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
5H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
5H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
4H.STMIintermittent stream
3H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
2H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
1H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
1H.LKCcrater lakea lake in a crater or caldera
163 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
8L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
6L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
2L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
1L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
18 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
115P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
16P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
8P.PPLXsection of populated place
2P.PPLQabandoned populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
142 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
5R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
1R.RDBroad benda conspicuously curved or bent section of a road
6 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
4S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
2S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
1S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
1S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
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.MSSNmissiona place characterized by dwellings, school, church, hospital and other facilities operated by a religious group for the purpose of providing charitable services and to propagate religion
1S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
11 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
43T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
42T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
37T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
24T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
12T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
9T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
5T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
5T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
4T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
3T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
2T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
2T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
2T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
2T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
2T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
1T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
1T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
1T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
1T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
199 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
9V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
9 Total for V

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