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Feature Statistic Morocco

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
1.577A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
64A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
61A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
16A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.ADM3Hhistorical third-order administrative divisiona former third-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
1.720 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
2.266H.WADwadia valley or ravine, bounded by relatively steep banks, which in the rainy season becomes a watercourse; found primarily in North Africa and the Middle East
943H.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
822H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
782H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
134H.WTLDIintermittent wetland
39H.STMIintermittent stream
20H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
16H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
16H.SBKHsabkha(s)a salt flat or salt encrusted plain subject to periodic inundation from flooding or high tides
15H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
13H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
7H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
7H.RSVTwater tanka contained pool or tank of water at, below, or above ground level
5H.STMXsection of stream
4H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
4H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
3H.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
3H.PNDIintermittent pond
3H.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.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
3H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
3H.WADXsection of wadi
2H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
2H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
2H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
1H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
1H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
1H.SPNThot spring(s)a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground
5.120 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1.696L.TRBtribal areaa tract of land used by nomadic or other tribes
1.139L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
75L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
28L.OASoasis(-es)an area in a desert made productive by the availability of water
9L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
5L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
3L.GASFgasfieldan area containing a subterranean store of natural gas of economic value
2L.FLDfield(s)an open as opposed to wooded area
1L.DEVHhousing developmenta tract of land on which many houses of similar design are built according to a development plan
1L.BSNDdrainage basinan area drained by a stream
1L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
1L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
1L.OILFoilfieldan area containing a subterranean store of petroleum of economic value
1L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
2.963 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
16.068P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
189P.PPLXsection of populated place
189P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
189P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
24P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
13P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLQabandoned populated place
2P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
1P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
16.678 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
2R.RTEcaravan routethe route taken by caravans
1R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
3 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
1.900S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
1.537S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
1.088S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
878S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
559S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
531S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
322S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
320S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
207S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
167S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
78S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
71S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
57S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
32S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
27S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
26S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
22S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
21S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
19S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
9S.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.
7S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
7S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
6S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
5S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
4S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
4S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
3S.RESTrestaurantA place where meals are served to the public
3S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
3S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
3S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
3S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
3S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
3S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
2S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
2S.BRKWbreakwatera structure erected to break the force of waves at the entrance to a harbor or port
2S.QUAYquaya structure of solid construction along a shore or bank which provides berthing for ships and which generally provides cargo handling facilities
2S.MLWNDwindmilla mill or water pump powered by wind
1S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
1S.FYferrya boat or other floating conveyance and terminal facilities regularly used to transport people and vehicles across a waterbody
1S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
1S.FNDYfoundrya building or works where metal casting is carried out
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.AIRQabandoned airfield
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
1S.ARCHarcha natural or man-made structure in the form of an arch
1S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
1S.CTRMmedical centera complex of health care buildings including two or more of the following: hospital, medical school, clinic, pharmacy, doctor's offices, etc.
1S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
1S.GATEgatea controlled access entrance or exit
1S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
1S.OBSobservatorya facility equipped for observation of atmospheric or space phenomena
1S.GDNgarden(s)an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life
1S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
1S.SCHMmilitary schoola school at which military science forms the core of the curriculum
1S.STBLstablea building for the shelter and feeding of farm animals, especially horses
7.956 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
3.694T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
2.459T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
1.017T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
367T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
71T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
65T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
64T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
64T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
54T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
48T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
41T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
30T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
26T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
21T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
21T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
17T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
17T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
17T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
16T.FANfan(s)a fan-shaped wedge of coarse alluvium with apex merging with a mountain stream bed and the fan spreading out at a low angle slope onto an adjacent plain
14T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
9T.ERGsandy desertan extensive tract of shifting sand and sand dunes
8T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
7T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
7T.CRQcirquea bowl-like hollow partially surrounded by cliffs or steep slopes at the head of a glaciated valley
7T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
7T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
5T.REGstony deserta desert plain characterized by a surface veneer of gravel and stones
4T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
2T.HMDArock deserta relatively sand-free, high bedrock plateau in a hot desert, with or without a gravel veneer
2T.BUTEbutte(s)a small, isolated, usually flat-topped hill with steep sides
2T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
2T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
2T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
1T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
1T.MESAmesa(s)a flat-topped, isolated elevation with steep slopes on all sides, less extensive than a plateau
1T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
1T.TRRterracea long, narrow alluvial platform bounded by steeper slopes above and below, usually overlooking a waterbody
8.191 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.RFUreefa surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
1U.LDGUledgea rocky projection or outcrop, commonly linear and near shore
2 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
31V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
2V.CULTcultivated areaan area under cultivation
1V.OCHorchard(s)a planting of fruit or nut trees
1V.VINvineyarda planting of grapevines
35 Total for V

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