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Feature Statistic Turks and Caicos Islands

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
1 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
16H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
12H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
9H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
8H.PNDNsalt ponda small standing body of salt water often in a marsh or swamp, usually along a seacoast
2H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
2H.MFGNsalt evaporation pondsdiked salt ponds used in the production of solar evaporated salt
2H.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.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
1H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
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.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
1H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
1H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
1H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
59 Total for H
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
15P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
3P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLQabandoned populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
20 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
49S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
7S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
5S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
1S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
1S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
1S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
64 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
48T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
8T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
7T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
3T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
3T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
69 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.HOLUholea small depression of the sea floor
1 Total for U

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