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Feature Statistic Guatemala

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
340A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
22A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
19A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
382 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
3.266H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
2.222H.STMIintermittent stream
230H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
77H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
63H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
55H.LKIintermittent lake
46H.PNDIintermittent pond
27H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
20H.MFGNsalt evaporation pondsdiked salt ponds used in the production of solar evaporated salt
16H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
12H.STMXsection of stream
7H.SWMPswampa wetland dominated by tree vegetation
7H.CNLcanalan artificial watercourse
7H.ESTYestuarya funnel-shaped stream mouth or embayment where fresh water mixes with sea water under tidal influences
7H.LKCcrater lakea lake in a crater or caldera
7H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
6H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
6H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
5H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
5H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
4H.STMCcanalized streama stream that has been substantially ditched, diked, or straightened
3H.STMIXsection of intermittent stream
2H.LBEDlake bed(s)a dried up or drained area of a former lake
2H.CHNchannelthe deepest part of a stream, bay, lagoon, or strait, through which the main current flows
2H.WTLDwetlandan area subject to inundation, usually characterized by bog, marsh, or swamp vegetation
2H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
1H.LKOoxbow lakea crescent-shaped lake commonly found adjacent to meandering streams
1H.MGVmangrove swampa tropical tidal mud flat characterized by mangrove vegetation
1H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
1H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
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.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
1H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
1H.DTCHditcha small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land
1H.STMSBlost rivera surface stream that disappears into an underground channel, or dries up in an arid area
6.115 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
1.659L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
135L.AGRCagricultural colonya tract of land set aside for agricultural settlement
41L.DEVHhousing developmenta tract of land on which many houses of similar design are built according to a development plan
28L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
24L.RESAagricultural reservea tract of land reserved for agricultural reclamation and/or development
23L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
9L.AREAareaa tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries
8L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
2L.PRTporta place provided with terminal and transfer facilities for loading and discharging waterborne cargo or passengers, usually located in a harbor
2L.RESVreservationa tract of land set aside for aboriginal, tribal, or native populations
1L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.GASFgasfieldan area containing a subterranean store of natural gas of economic value
1L.MILBmilitary basea place used by an army or other armed service for storing arms and supplies, and for accommodating and training troops, a base from which operations can be initiated
1L.RGNregionan area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics
1.935 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
15.130P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
712P.PPLXsection of populated place
480P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
298P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
28P.PPLFfarm villagea populated place where the population is largely engaged in agricultural activities
21P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
2P.PPLQabandoned populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
16.672 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
1R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
1R.RDBroad benda conspicuously curved or bent section of a road
1R.TNLtunnela subterranean passageway for transportation
3 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
7.750S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
652S.RNCHranch(es)a large farm specializing in extensive grazing of livestock
340S.ANSarchaeological/prehistoric sitea place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located
108S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
105S.TRIGtriangulation stationa point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation
96S.ESTestate(s)a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities
64S.PSTPpatrol posta post from which patrols are sent out
57S.RSTNQabandoned railroad station
33S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
31S.SPAspaa resort area usually developed around a medicinal spring
27S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
21S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
16S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
16S.AGRFagricultural facilitya building and/or tract of land used for improving agriculture
11S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
9S.MLSWsawmilla mill where logs or lumber are sawn to specified shapes and sizes
7S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
6S.MLSGsugar milla facility where sugar cane is processed into raw sugar
5S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
5S.MUSmuseuma building where objects of permanent interest in one or more of the arts and sciences are preserved and exhibited
5S.SQRsquarea broad, open, public area near the center of a town or city
5S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
5S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
4S.TMPLtemple(s)an edifice dedicated to religious worship
4S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
4S.BPboundary markera fixture marking a point along a boundary
4S.CMPOoil campa camp used by oilfield workers
4S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
4S.MNMTmonumenta commemorative structure or statue
3S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
3S.PRNprisona facility for confining prisoners
3S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
3S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
3S.HUThuta small primitive house
3S.MFGfactoryone or more buildings where goods are manufactured, processed or fabricated
3S.CMPLAlabor campa camp used by migrant or temporary laborers
3S.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
2S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
2S.RECGgolf coursea recreation field where golf is played
2S.ESTSGsugar plantationan estate that specializes in growing sugar cane
2S.CTRRreligious centera facility where more than one religious activity is carried out, e.g., retreat, school, monastery, worship
1S.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
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.AIRQabandoned airfield
1S.ATHFathletic fielda tract of land used for playing team sports, and athletic track and field events
1S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.CSTLcastlea large fortified building or set of buildings
1S.CTRCMcommunity centera facility for community recreation and other activities
1S.FCLfacilitya building or buildings housing a center, institute, foundation, hospital, prison, mission, courthouse, etc.
1S.HSECcountry housea large house, mansion, or chateau, on a large estate
1S.MNQabandoned mine
1S.OILQabandoned oil well
1S.OILWoil wella well from which oil may be pumped
1S.PALpalacea large stately house, often a royal or presidential residence
1S.PRNJreformatorya facility for confining, training, and reforming young law offenders
1S.PSHhydroelectric power stationa building where electricity is generated from water power
1S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
1S.SCHAagricultural schoola school with a curriculum focused on agriculture
1S.SCHTtechnical schoolpost-secondary school with a specifically technical or vocational curriculum
1S.SHRNshrinea structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept
1S.STNBscientific research basea scientific facility used as a base from which research is carried out or monitored
1S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
1S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
1S.WTRWwaterworksa facility for supplying potable water through a water source and a system of pumps and filtration beds
1S.ZOOzooa zoological garden or park where wild animals are kept for exhibition
9.454 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
1.207T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
298T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
56T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
53T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
35T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
29T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
18T.BARbara shallow ridge or mound of coarse unconsolidated material in a stream channel, at the mouth of a stream, estuary, or lagoon and in the wave-break zone along coasts
7T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
6T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
6T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
3T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
2T.CONEcone(s)a conical landform composed of mud or volcanic material
2T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1T.MESAmesa(s)a flat-topped, isolated elevation with steep slopes on all sides, less extensive than a plateau
1T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
1T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
1T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
1T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
1T.UPLDuplandan extensive interior region of high land with low to moderate surface relief
1T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
1T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
1.731 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
4V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
4 Total for V

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