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Feature Statistic Réunion

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
24A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
4A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
1A.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
31 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
286H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
7H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
4H.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.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
3H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
2H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
2H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
1H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
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
310 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
17L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
1L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
19 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
338P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
4P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
344 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
67S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
29S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
8S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
3S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
2S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
2S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
2S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
1S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
115 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
169T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
64T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
53T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
21T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
10T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
9T.LAVAlava areaan area of solidified lava
8T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
6T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
6T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
6T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
5T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
4T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
4T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
3T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
2T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.BLHLblowhole(s)a hole in coastal rock through which sea water is forced by a rising tide or waves and spurted through an outlet into the air
1T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
1T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
375 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
8V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
8 Total for V

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