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Feature Statistic Equatorial Guinea

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
37A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
32A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
8A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
3A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
81 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1.405H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
31H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
27H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
15H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
12H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
7H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
6H.LKCcrater lakea lake in a crater or caldera
3H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
2H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
2H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
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.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
1H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
1H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
1H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
1.515 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
2 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
2.040P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
37P.PPLQabandoned populated place
7P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
2.085 Total for P
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
485S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
5S.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.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
1S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
1S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
1S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
1S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
1S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
1S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
1S.TRMOoil pipeline terminala tank farm or loading facility at the end of an oil pipeline
1S.UNIVuniversityAn institution for higher learning with teaching and research facilities constituting a graduate school and professional schools that award master's degrees and doctorates and an undergraduate division that awards bachelor's degrees.
503 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
118T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
25T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
12T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
9T.CONEcone(s)a conical landform composed of mud or volcanic material
8T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
7T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
7T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
6T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
5T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
5T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
4T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
4T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
2T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
2T.CLDAcalderaa depression measuring kilometers across formed by the collapse of a volcanic mountain
2T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
2T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
220 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
1V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
1 Total for V

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