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Feature Statistic Singapore

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
5A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
6 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
93H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
56H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
51H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
38H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
28H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
28H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
19H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
13H.DCKdock(s)a waterway between two piers, or cut into the land for the berthing of ships
10H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
9H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
8H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
7H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
4H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
3H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
3H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
3H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
2H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
1H.STMIintermittent stream
1H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
1H.DCKBdocking basina part of a harbor where ships dock
1H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
1H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
1H.CHNNnavigation channela buoyed channel of sufficient depth for the safe navigation of vessels
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.PNDNsalt ponda small standing body of salt water often in a marsh or swamp, usually along a seacoast
1H.NRWSnarrowsa navigable narrow part of a bay, strait, river, etc.
1H.CNLAaqueducta conduit used to carry water
385 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
68L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
39L.INDSindustrial areaan area characterized by industrial activity
25L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
23L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
5L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
3L.CTRBbusiness centera place where a number of businesses are located
2L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
1L.BSNDdrainage basinan area drained by a stream
1L.RGNEeconomic regiona region of a country established for economic development or for statistical purposes
1L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
169 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
204P.PPLXsection of populated place
136P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
31P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
372 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
1R.CSWYcausewaya raised roadway across wet ground or shallow water
2 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
434S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
73S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
18S.MTROmetro stationmetro station (Underground, Tube, or Metro)
15S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
13S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
13S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
12S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
10S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
8S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
8S.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
5S.DIKEdikean earth or stone embankment usually constructed for flood or stream control
5S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
5S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
4S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
4S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
4S.DCKYdockyarda facility for servicing, building, or repairing ships
3S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
3S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
3S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
3S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
3S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
3S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
2S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
2S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
2S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
2S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
2S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
2S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.PPpolice posta building in which police are stationed
1S.MFGBbreweryone or more buildings where beer is brewed
1S.DPOFfuel depotan area where fuel is stored
1S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
1S.AIRQabandoned airfield
1S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
1S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
1S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
1S.TRMOoil pipeline terminala tank farm or loading facility at the end of an oil pipeline
1S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
1S.DCKDdry docka dock providing support for a vessel, and means for removing the water so that the bottom of the vessel can be exposed
1S.OILRoil refinerya facility for converting crude oil into refined petroleum products
1S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
1S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
1S.SNTRsanatoriuma facility where victims of physical or mental disorders are treated
1S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
677 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
70T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
68T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
54T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
14T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
7T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
6T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
5T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
3T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
1T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
1T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
1T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.PANpana near-level shallow, natural depression or basin, usually containing an intermittent lake, pond, or pool
1T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
232 Total for T

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