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Feature Statistic Dominican Republic

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
12.565A.ADM5fifth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a fourth-order administrative division
1.565A.ADM4fourth-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a third-order administrative division
386A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
155A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
32A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
14.704 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
3.332H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
2.674H.STMIintermittent stream
141H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
81H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
79H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
57H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
31H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
27H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
24H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
21H.PNDIintermittent pond
14H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
14H.LKIintermittent lake
14H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
11H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
10H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
8H.CNLDdrainage canalan artificial waterway carrying water away from a wetland or from drainage ditches
8H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
7H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
6H.CNLIirrigation canala canal which serves as a main conduit for irrigation water
6H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
5H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
4H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
3H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
3H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
3H.MGVmangrove swampa tropical tidal mud flat characterized by mangrove vegetation
3H.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
2H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
2H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
2H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
2H.RVNravine(s)a small, narrow, deep, steep-sided stream channel, smaller than a gorge
1H.STMBstream benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a stream
1H.AIRSseaplane landing areaa place on a waterbody where floatplanes land and take off
1H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
1H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
1H.FLTTtidal flat(s)a large flat area of mud or sand attached to the shore and alternately covered and uncovered by the tide
1H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
1H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
6.601 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
2.577L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
13L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
11L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
7L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
5L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
4L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
2L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
2L.AMUSamusement parkAmusement Park are theme parks, adventure parks offering entertainment, similar to funfairs but with a fix location
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
1L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1L.GRAZgrazing areaan area of grasses and shrubs used for grazing
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
1L.RESVreservationa tract of land set aside for aboriginal, tribal, or native populations
2.626 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
7.811P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
87P.PPLXsection of populated place
31P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
5P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
2P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
1P.PPLA3seat of a third-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
7.938 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
6R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
1R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
7 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
790S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
29S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
29S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
19S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
17S.MLSGsugar milla facility where sugar cane is processed into raw sugar
12S.AIRQabandoned airfield
10S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
10S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
8S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
8S.FTforta defensive structure or earthworks
5S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
5S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
4S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
4S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
4S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
4S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
3S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
3S.CSNOcasinoa building used for entertainment, especially gambling
3S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
3S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
2S.MARmarinaa harbor facility for small boats, yachts, etc.
2S.MLSWsawmilla mill where logs or lumber are sawn to specified shapes and sizes
2S.RECRracetracka track where races are held
2S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
1S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
1S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
1S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.AIRBairbasean area used to store supplies, provide barracks for air force personnel, hangars and runways for aircraft, and from which operations are initiated
1S.HSPLleprosariuman asylum or hospital for lepers
1S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
988 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
1.425T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
963T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
381T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
328T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
297T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
141T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
108T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
94T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
70T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
39T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
27T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
26T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
18T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
17T.SINKsinkholea small crater-shape depression in a karst area
13T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
8T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
7T.SCRPescarpmenta long line of cliffs or steep slopes separating level surfaces above and below
7T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
6T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
6T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
4T.PROMpromontory(-ies)a bluff or prominent hill overlooking or projecting into a lowland
3T.SDLsaddlea broad, open pass crossing a ridge or between hills or mountains
3T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
3T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
2T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
2T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
1T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
1T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
1T.DPRdepression(s)a low area surrounded by higher land and usually characterized by interior drainage
1T.KRSTkarst areaa distinctive landscape developed on soluble rock such as limestone characterized by sinkholes, caves, disappearing streams, and underground drainage
1T.BCHSbeachesa shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
4.004 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
1U.RFUreefa surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
1 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
89V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
89 Total for V

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