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Feature Statistic Fiji

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
86A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
15A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
5A.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
110 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
7.992H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
1.315H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
201H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
194H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
178H.STMXsection of stream
107H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
52H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
52H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
39H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
29H.ANCHanchoragean area where vessels may anchor
20H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
14H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
14H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
13H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
11H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
10H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
10H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
9H.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
7H.SPNGspring(s)a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground
7H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
6H.HBRharbor(s)a haven or space of deep water so sheltered by the adjacent land as to afford a safe anchorage for ships
4H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
4H.RDSTroadsteadan open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor
4H.AIRSseaplane landing areaa place on a waterbody where floatplanes land and take off
3H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
2H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
2H.MGVmangrove swampa tropical tidal mud flat characterized by mangrove vegetation
2H.LKXsection of lake
2H.LKNsalt lakean inland body of salt water with no outlet
1H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
1H.SYSIirrigation systema network of ditches and one or more of the following elements: water supply, reservoir, canal, pump, well, drain, etc.
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.SEAseaa large body of salt water more or less confined by continuous land or chains of islands forming a subdivision of an ocean
1H.SDsounda long arm of the sea forming a channel between the mainland and an island or islands; or connecting two larger bodies of water
1H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
10.309 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
160L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
10L.RESFforest reservea forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use
8L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
3L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
1L.DEVHhousing developmenta tract of land on which many houses of similar design are built according to a development plan
1L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
183 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
2.182P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
24P.PPLXsection of populated place
22P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
4P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
1P.PPLRreligious populated placea populated place whose population is largely engaged in religious occupations
2.236 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
492R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
2R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
1R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
495 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
257S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
169S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
114S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
53S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
43S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
43S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
23S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
23S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
18S.LTHSElighthousea distinctive structure exhibiting a major navigation light
17S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
16S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
16S.STNFforest stationa collection of buildings and facilities for carrying out forest management
10S.SCHCcollegethe grounds and buildings of an institution of higher learning
9S.HSPCclinica medical facility associated with a hospital for outpatients
8S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
7S.AIRQabandoned airfield
7S.WHRFwharf(-ves)a structure of open rather than solid construction along a shore or a bank which provides berthing for ships and cargo-handling facilities
7S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
6S.MSSNmissiona place characterized by dwellings, school, church, hospital and other facilities operated by a religious group for the purpose of providing charitable services and to propagate religion
6S.PSpower stationa facility for generating electric power
6S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
5S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
5S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
5S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
5S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
5S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
5S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
4S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
4S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
4S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
4S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
4S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
3S.JTYjettya structure built out into the water at a river mouth or harbor entrance to regulate currents and silting
3S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
3S.MLmill(s)a building housing machines for transforming, shaping, finishing, grinding, or extracting products
3S.MLSWsawmilla mill where logs or lumber are sawn to specified shapes and sizes
3S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
3S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
3S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
2S.DARYdairya facility for the processing, sale and distribution of milk or milk products
2S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
2S.CTRMmedical centera complex of health care buildings including two or more of the following: hospital, medical school, clinic, pharmacy, doctor's offices, etc.
2S.PMPWwater pumping stationa facility for pumping water from a major well or through a pipeline
2S.LNDFlandfilla place for trash and garbage disposal in which the waste is buried between layers of earth to build up low-lying land
2S.STNRradio stationa facility for producing and transmitting information by radio waves
2S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
2S.SWTsewage treatment plantfacility for the processing of sewage and/or wastewater
2S.BLDOoffice buildingcommercial building where business and/or services are conducted
2S.NSYnursery(-ies)a place where plants are propagated for transplanting or grafting
1S.MNQRquarry(-ies)a surface mine where building stone or gravel and sand, etc. are extracted
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.AQCaquaculture facilityfacility or area for the cultivation of aquatic animals and plants, especially fish, shellfish, and seaweed, in natural or controlled marine or freshwater environments; underwater agriculture
1S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
1S.BCNbeacona fixed artificial navigation mark
1S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
1S.HSEhouse(s)a building used as a human habitation
1S.INSMmilitary installationa facility for use of and control by armed forces
1S.ITTRresearch institutea facility where research is carried out
1S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
1S.MFGCcannerya building where food items are canned
1S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
1S.MLSGsugar milla facility where sugar cane is processed into raw sugar
1S.MNAUgold mine(s)a mine where gold ore, or alluvial gold is extracted
1S.MSTYmonasterya building and grounds where a community of monks lives in seclusion
1S.NOVnovitiatea religious house or school where novices are trained
1S.OBPTobservation pointa wildlife or scenic observation point
1S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
1S.RETstorea building where goods and/or services are offered for sale
1S.RHSEresthousea structure maintained for the rest and shelter of travelers
1S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
1S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
1S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
1S.TRANTtransit terminalfacilities for the handling of vehicular freight and passengers
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.
1S.WALLwalla thick masonry structure, usually enclosing a field or building, or forming the side of a structure
1S.WALLAancient wallthe remains of a linear defensive stone structure
976 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
1.328T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
888T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
506T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
345T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
159T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
102T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
38T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
34T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
31T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
13T.CONEcone(s)a conical landform composed of mud or volcanic material
13T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
7T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
7T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
4T.CLFcliff(s)a high, steep to perpendicular slope overlooking a waterbody or lower area
4T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
3T.ISLMmangrove islanda mangrove swamp surrounded by a waterbody
2T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
2T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
2T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
2T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
2T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
1T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
1T.RDGBbeach ridgea ridge of sand just inland and parallel to the beach, usually in series
1T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
3.495 Total for T
Undersea Features (undersea)
5U.KNLUknollan elevation rising generally more than 500 meters and less than 1,000 meters and of limited extent across the summit
2U.RDGUridgea long narrow elevation with steep sides
1U.SMUseamountan elevation rising generally more than 1,000 meters and of limited extent across the summit
1U.BSNUbasina depression more or less equidimensional in plan and of variable extent
1U.PLTUplateaua comparatively flat-topped feature of considerable extent, dropping off abruptly on one or more sides
1U.SMSUseamountselevations rising generally more than 1,000 meters and of limited extent across the summit
11 Total for U
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
3V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
2V.GRSLDgrasslandan area dominated by grass vegetation
2V.OCHorchard(s)a planting of fruit or nut trees
1V.TREEtree(s)a conspicuous tree used as a landmark
8 Total for V

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