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Feature Statistic Mexico

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
2.457A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
32A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
2A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
1A.LTERleased areaa tract of land leased to another country, usually for military installations
1A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
2.496 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
43.639H.STMIintermittent stream
12.221H.RSVIintermittent reservoir
11.458H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
11.014H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
2.450H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
1.552H.LKIintermittent lake
1.091H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
916H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
449H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
448H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
344H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
260H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
236H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
231H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
140H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
127H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
105H.PNDIintermittent pond
87H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
72H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
70H.SYSIirrigation systema network of ditches and one or more of the following elements: water supply, reservoir, canal, pump, well, drain, etc.
68H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
48H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
45H.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
30H.RSVTwater tanka contained pool or tank of water at, below, or above ground level
28H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
28H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
26H.MRSHNsalt marsha flat area, subject to periodic salt water inundation, dominated by grassy salt-tolerant plants
24H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
23H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
22H.STMIXsection of intermittent stream
22H.STMXsection of stream
21H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
18H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
18H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
17H.LKOoxbow lakea crescent-shaped lake commonly found adjacent to meandering streams
16H.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
16H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
15H.MFGNsalt evaporation pondsdiked salt ponds used in the production of solar evaporated salt
12H.CNLAaqueducta conduit used to carry water
12H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
11H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
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
9H.STMBstream benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a stream
7H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
7H.FISHfishing areaa fishing ground, bank or area where fishermen go to catch fish
6H.LGNXsection of lagoon
5H.CNLSBunderground irrigation canal(s)a gently inclined underground tunnel bringing water for irrigation from aquifers
5H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
4H.STMQabandoned watercoursea former stream or distributary no longer carrying flowing water, but still evident due to lakes, wetland, topographic or vegetation patterns
4H.WTRHwaterhole(s)a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas
4H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
4H.LKCcrater lakea lake in a crater or caldera
3H.CNLDdrainage canalan artificial waterway carrying water away from a wetland or from drainage ditches
3H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
3H.LKNIintermittent salt lake
3H.LKOIintermittent oxbow lake
2H.CNLQabandoned canal
2H.DTCHDdrainage ditcha ditch which serves to drain the land
2H.PNDSFfishpondsponds or enclosures in which fish are kept or raised
2H.MGVmangrove swampa tropical tidal mud flat characterized by mangrove vegetation
2H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
2H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
1H.CNLXsection of canal
1H.CNLIirrigation canala canal which serves as a main conduit for irrigation water
1H.TNLCcanal tunnela tunnel through which a canal passes
1H.POOLIintermittent pool
1H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
1H.LKSBunderground lakea standing body of water in a cave
1H.WTLDIintermittent wetland
1H.LKSIintermittent lakes
1H.RFCcoral reef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of coral
1H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
1H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
1H.FLTMmud flat(s)a relatively level area of mud either between high and low tide lines, or subject to flooding
1H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
1H.CHNLlake channel(s)that part of a lake having water deep enough for navigation between islands, shoals, etc.
87.533 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
7.199L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
529L.RESAagricultural reservea tract of land reserved for agricultural reclamation and/or development
364L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
104L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
87L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
76L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
58L.DEVHhousing developmenta tract of land on which many houses of similar design are built according to a development plan
34L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
21L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
12L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
11L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
11L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
7L.GASFgasfieldan area containing a subterranean store of natural gas of economic value
6L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
6L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
4L.BSNDdrainage basinan area drained by a stream
4L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
4L.RGNEeconomic regiona region of a country established for economic development or for statistical purposes
3L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
3L.MNAmining areaan area of mine sites where minerals and ores are extracted
1L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
1L.AGRCagricultural colonya tract of land set aside for agricultural settlement
1L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
1L.NVBnaval basean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for troops and naval personnel, a port for naval vessels, and from which operations are initiated
1L.MILBmilitary basea place used by an army or other armed service for storing arms and supplies, and for accommodating and training troops, a base from which operations can be initiated
1L.CLGclearingan area in a forest with trees removed
1L.RNGAartillery rangea tract of land used for artillery firing practice
1L.OASoasis(-es)an area in a desert made productive by the availability of water
1L.RESHhunting reservea tract of land used primarily for hunting
8.552 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
208.036P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
2.428P.PPLQabandoned populated place
590P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
459P.PPLXsection of populated place
272P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
30P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
6P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
2P.PPLRreligious populated placea populated place whose population is largely engaged in religious occupations
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
211.826 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
29R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
16R.RRrailroada permanent twin steel-rail track on which freight and passenger cars move long distances
16R.TNLRRrailroad tunnela tunnel through which a railroad passes
4R.RDBroad benda conspicuously curved or bent section of a road
4R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
3R.TNLRDroad tunnela tunnel through which a road passes
3R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
3R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
2R.OILPoil pipelinea pipeline used for transporting oil
1R.RRQabandoned railroad
81 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
5.039S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
2.817S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
2.359S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
768S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
756S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
617S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
563S.MNQabandoned mine
333S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
284S.CRRLcorral(s)a pen or enclosure for confining or capturing animals
250S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
209S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
197S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
196S.COMCcommunication centera facility, including buildings, antennae, towers and electronic equipment for receiving and transmitting information
148S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
108S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
94S.MLWNDwindmilla mill or water pump powered by wind
89S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
83S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
76S.MLSWsawmilla mill where logs or lumber are sawn to specified shapes and sizes
70S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
65S.AIRQabandoned airfield
61S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
46S.MNAUgold mine(s)a mine where gold ore, or alluvial gold is extracted
45S.OILWoil wella well from which oil may be pumped
42S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
42S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
39S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
38S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
36S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
35S.MNCUcopper mine(s)a mine where copper ore is extracted
30S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
25S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
24S.MNCcoal mine(s)a mine where coal is extracted
22S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
22S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
20S.PMPOoil pumping stationa facility for pumping oil through a pipeline
17S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
16S.MNFEiron mine(s)a mine where iron ore is extracted
16S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
16S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
16S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
15S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
15S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
15S.DIKEdikean earth or stone embankment usually constructed for flood or stream control
14S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
14S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
14S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
13S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
13S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
13S.RSDrailroad sidinga short track parallel to and joining the main track
13S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
12S.AQCaquaculture facilityfacility or area for the cultivation of aquatic animals and plants, especially fish, shellfish, and seaweed, in natural or controlled marine or freshwater environments; underwater agriculture
12S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
12S.CSTMcustoms housea building in a port where customs and duties are paid, and where vessels are entered and cleared
12S.FRMQabandoned farm
12S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
11S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
11S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
11S.UNIVuniversityAn institution for higher learning with teaching and research facilities constituting a graduate school and professional schools that award master's degrees and doctorates and an undergraduate division that awards bachelor's degrees.
10S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
9S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
9S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
8S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
8S.NSYnursery(-ies)a place where plants are propagated for transplanting or grafting
8S.GOSPgas-oil separator planta facility for separating gas from oil
8S.MTROmetro stationmetro station (Underground, Tube, or Metro)
8S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
8S.OILTtank farma tract of land occupied by large, cylindrical, metal tanks in which oil or liquid petrochemicals are stored
8S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
7S.CMPOoil campa camp used by oilfield workers
6S.CMPMNmining campa camp used by miners
6S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
6S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
6S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
5S.CTRMmedical centera complex of health care buildings including two or more of the following: hospital, medical school, clinic, pharmacy, doctor's offices, etc.
5S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
5S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
5S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
5S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
5S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
5S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
4S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
4S.BRKWbreakwatera structure erected to break the force of waves at the entrance to a harbor or port
4S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
4S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
4S.OILRoil refinerya facility for converting crude oil into refined petroleum products
4S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
4S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
4S.CMPQabandoned camp
4S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
4S.SWTsewage treatment plantfacility for the processing of sewage and/or wastewater
4S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
3S.HSPCclinica medical facility associated with a hospital for outpatients
3S.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
3S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
3S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
3S.SHSEstorehousea building for storing goods, especially provisions
3S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
3S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
2S.MLSGsugar milla facility where sugar cane is processed into raw sugar
2S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
2S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
2S.ARCHarcha natural or man-made structure in the form of an arch
2S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
2S.LIBRlibraryA place in which information resources such as books are kept for reading, reference, or lending.
2S.CVNTconventa building where a community of nuns lives in seclusion
2S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
2S.DPOFfuel depotan area where fuel is stored
2S.OBPTobservation pointa wildlife or scenic observation point
2S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
2S.OILQabandoned oil well
2S.CTRFfacility centera place where more than one facility is situated
2S.STNEexperiment stationa facility for carrying out experiments
2S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
2S.BANKbankA business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
2S.SCHMmilitary schoola school at which military science forms the core of the curriculum
2S.RSTPQabandoned railroad stop
2S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
2S.SNTRsanatoriuma facility where victims of physical or mental disorders are treated
2S.TRMOoil pipeline terminala tank farm or loading facility at the end of an oil pipeline
2S.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
2S.THTRtheaterA building, room, or outdoor structure for the presentation of plays, films, or other dramatic performances
2S.PYRpyramidan ancient massive structure of square ground plan with four triangular faces meeting at a point and used for enclosing tombs
1S.DCKYdockyarda facility for servicing, building, or repairing ships
1S.GRVEgravea burial site
1S.FNDYfoundrya building or works where metal casting is carried out
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
1S.HUThuta small primitive house
1S.CMPLlogging campa camp used by loggers
1S.MSSNQabandoned mission
1S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
1S.CTHSEcourthousea building in which courts of law are held
1S.DARYdairya facility for the processing, sale and distribution of milk or milk products
1S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
1S.AMTHamphitheateran oval or circular structure with rising tiers of seats about a stage or open space
1S.STNIinspection stationa station at which vehicles, goods, and people are inspected
1S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
1S.DIPdiplomatic facilityoffice, residence, or facility of a foreign government, which may include an embassy, consulate, chancery, office of charge d'affaires, or other diplomatic, economic, military, or cultural mission
1S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
1S.MFGCUcopper worksa facility for processing copper ore
1S.MFGSGsugar refinerya facility for converting raw sugar into refined sugar
1S.OPRAopera houseA theater designed chiefly for the performance of operas.
1S.PSTCcustoms posta building at an international boundary where customs and duties are paid on goods
1S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
1S.ESTXsection of estate
1S.SPLYspillwaya passage or outlet through which surplus water flows over, around or through a dam
1S.VETFveterinary facilitya building or camp at which veterinary services are available
1S.STBLstablea building for the shelter and feeding of farm animals, especially horses
1S.SLCEsluicea conduit or passage for carrying off surplus water from a waterbody, usually regulated by means of a sluice gate
1S.PSTBborder posta post or station at an international boundary for the regulation of movement of people and goods
1S.WEIRweir(s)a small dam in a stream, designed to raise the water level or to divert stream flow through a desired channel
16.257 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
21.842T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
16.033T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
4.846T.MESAmesa(s)a flat-topped, isolated elevation with steep slopes on all sides, less extensive than a plateau
2.760T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
2.652T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
1.554T.CNYNcanyona deep, narrow valley with steep sides cutting into a plateau or mountainous area
1.525T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1.083T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
912T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
647T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
450T.SDLsaddlea broad, open pass crossing a ridge or between hills or mountains
367T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
267T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
266T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
198T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
195T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
127T.SINKsinkholea small crater-shape depression in a karst area
101T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
94T.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
74T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
49T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
48T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
44T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
41T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
31T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
30T.PANpana near-level shallow, natural depression or basin, usually containing an intermittent lake, pond, or pool
29T.DVDdividea line separating adjacent drainage basins
24T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
22T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
20T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
19T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
14T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
14T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
10T.DSRTdeserta large area with little or no vegetation due to extreme environmental conditions
9T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
9T.GAPgapa low place in a ridge, not used for transportation
9T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
7T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
7T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
7T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
2T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
2T.BLDRboulder fielda high altitude or high latitude bare, flat area covered with large angular rocks
2T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
1T.ISTHisthmusa narrow strip of land connecting two larger land masses and bordered by water
1T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
1T.CONEcone(s)a conical landform composed of mud or volcanic material
1T.CLDAcalderaa depression measuring kilometers across formed by the collapse of a volcanic mountain
1T.DLTAdeltaa flat plain formed by alluvial deposits at the mouth of a stream
56.448 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
3V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
2V.SCRBscrublandan area of low trees, bushes, and shrubs stunted by some environmental limitation
2V.VINvineyarda planting of grapevines
2V.OCHorchard(s)a planting of fruit or nut trees
1V.CULTcultivated areaan area under cultivation
1V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
11 Total for V

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