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Feature Statistic Turkmenistan

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
25A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
19A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
5A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
3A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
53 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1.623H.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
239H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
68H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
41H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
39H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
37H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
36H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
31H.WLLQabandoned well
18H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
18H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
16H.DTCHIirrigation ditcha ditch which serves to distribute irrigation water
11H.MRSHNsalt marsha flat area, subject to periodic salt water inundation, dominated by grassy salt-tolerant plants
11H.STMIintermittent stream
10H.RSVTwater tanka contained pool or tank of water at, below, or above ground level
6H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
4H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
3H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
3H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
3H.BNKbank(s)an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation
3H.RSVIintermittent reservoir
2H.CNLAaqueducta conduit used to carry water
2H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
2H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
2H.LKIintermittent lake
1H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
1H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
1H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
1H.SBKHsabkha(s)a salt flat or salt encrusted plain subject to periodic inundation from flooding or high tides
1H.LKNIintermittent salt lake
1H.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
1H.STMXsection of stream
1H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
1H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
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.CNLSBunderground irrigation canal(s)a gently inclined underground tunnel bringing water for irrigation from aquifers
2.239 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
134L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
15L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
9L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
5L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
4L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
3L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
2L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.OASoasis(-es)an area in a desert made productive by the availability of water
1L.RESVreservationa tract of land set aside for aboriginal, tribal, or native populations
174 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
1.247P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
16P.PPLHhistorical populated placea populated place that no longer exists
6P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
5P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
4P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLQabandoned populated place
1.281 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
163S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
153S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
72S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
62S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
32S.GRVEgravea burial site
14S.TMBtomb(s)a structure for interring bodies
13S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
10S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
9S.RSDrailroad sidinga short track parallel to and joining the main track
9S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
8S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
7S.RSTPrailroad stopa place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight
6S.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.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
4S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
2S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
2S.WALLAancient wallthe remains of a linear defensive stone structure
1S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
1S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
1S.CRRLcorral(s)a pen or enclosure for confining or capturing animals
1S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
1S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
1S.MSQEmosquea building for public Islamic worship
1S.PSTPpatrol posta post from which patrols are sent out
1S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
578 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
286T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
178T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
166T.MNDmound(s)a low, isolated, rounded hill
103T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
67T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
64T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
53T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
33T.CNYNcanyona deep, narrow valley with steep sides cutting into a plateau or mountainous area
32T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
31T.DSRTdeserta large area with little or no vegetation due to extreme environmental conditions
19T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
13T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
11T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
11T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
10T.SBEDdry stream beda channel formerly containing the water of a stream
8T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
8T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
6T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
5T.SPITspita narrow, straight or curved continuation of a beach into a waterbody
5T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
4T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
2T.DUNEdune(s)a wave form, ridge or star shape feature composed of sand
2T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
1T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
1T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
1T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
1T.HMCKhammock(s)a patch of ground, distinct from and slightly above the surrounding plain or wetland. Often occurs in groups
1.121 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
1V.OCHorchard(s)a planting of fruit or nut trees
1 Total for V

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