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Feature Statistic Åland

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
16A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
3A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLDdependent political entity
20 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
85H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
75H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
35H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
22H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
21H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
19H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
19H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
15H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
11H.BOGbog(s)a wetland characterized by peat forming sphagnum moss, sedge, and other acid-water plants
8H.LKXsection of lake
8H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
4H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.NRWSnarrowsa navigable narrow part of a bay, strait, river, etc.
1H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
325 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
2L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
2L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
5 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
354P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
15P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
3P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
2P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
375 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
59S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
10S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
7S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
2S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
2S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
2S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
1S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
1S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
1S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
1S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
1S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
1S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
90 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
1.170T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
523T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
312T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
169T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
90T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
82T.ISLXsection of island
41T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
18T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
16T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
13T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
2T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
1T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
2.437 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
8V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
4V.MDWmeadowa small, poorly drained area dominated by grassy vegetation
1V.HTHheathan upland moor or sandy area dominated by low shrubby vegetation including heather
13 Total for V

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