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Feature Statistic Nicaragua

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
153A.ADM2second-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a first-order administrative division
17A.ADM1first-order administrative divisiona primary administrative division of a country, such as a state in the United States
7A.ADM3third-order administrative divisiona subdivision of a second-order administrative division
6A.ADMDadministrative divisionan administrative division of a country, undifferentiated as to administrative level
1A.ADM1Hhistorical first-order administrative divisiona former first-order administrative division
1A.PCLIindependent political entity
185 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
1.088H.STMstreama body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land
74H.LGNlagoona shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature
44H.LKlakea large inland body of standing water
41H.RPDSrapidsa turbulent section of a stream associated with a steep, irregular stream bed
37H.RFreef(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material
27H.COVEcove(s)a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay
21H.STMIintermittent stream
20H.STMMstream mouth(s)a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea
13H.FLLSwaterfall(s)a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream
11H.CRKTtidal creek(s)a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents
11H.STMDdistributary(-ies)a branch which flows away from the main stream, as in a delta or irrigation canal
11H.LKCcrater lakea lake in a crater or caldera
10H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
10H.BGHTbight(s)an open body of water forming a slight recession in a coastline
8H.INLTinleta narrow waterway extending into the land, or connecting a bay or lagoon with a larger body of water
7H.PNDponda small standing waterbody
7H.MRSHmarsh(es)a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation
7H.SHOLshoal(s)a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material
6H.LKIintermittent lake
5H.CHNMmarine channelthat part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable
5H.STMBstream benda conspicuously curved or bent segment of a stream
2H.RSVreservoir(s)an artificial pond or lake
2H.CNFLconfluencea place where two or more streams or intermittent streams flow together
2H.STRTstraita relatively narrow waterway, usually narrower and less extensive than a sound, connecting two larger bodies of water
1H.NRWSnarrowsa navigable narrow part of a bay, strait, river, etc.
1H.PNDIintermittent pond
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.RCHreacha straight section of a navigable stream or channel between two bends
1H.LKSlakeslarge inland bodies of standing water
1H.STMAanabrancha diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream
1H.GULFgulfa large recess in the coastline, larger than a bay
1H.STMHheadwatersthe source and upper part of a stream, including the upper drainage basin
1.477 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
238L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
6L.PRKparkan area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation
3L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
3L.AGRCagricultural colonya tract of land set aside for agricultural settlement
1L.SALTsalt areaa shallow basin or flat where salt accumulates after periodic inundation
1L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
1L.RESreservea tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
1L.RESWwildlife reservea tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife
254 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
2.613P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
256P.PPLXsection of populated place
138P.PPLA2seat of a second-order administrative division
16P.PPLAseat of a first-order administrative divisionseat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)
8P.PPLLpopulated localityan area similar to a locality but with a small group of dwellings or other buildings
2P.PPLSpopulated placescities, towns, villages, or other agglomerations of buildings where people live and work
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
3.034 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
2R.RDJCTroad junctiona place where two or more roads join
1R.STstreeta paved urban thoroughfare
3 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
67S.BPboundary markera fixture marking a point along a boundary
63S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
52S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
44S.AIRFairfielda place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
17S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
12S.AIRQabandoned airfield
11S.RDCRtraffic circlea road junction formed around a central circle about which traffic moves in one direction only
9S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
9S.CHchurcha building for public Christian worship
8S.CMPcamp(s)a site occupied by tents, huts, or other shelters for temporary use
7S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
4S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
3S.MNmine(s)a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages
3S.MKTmarketa place where goods are bought and sold at regular intervals
3S.DAMdama barrier constructed across a stream to impound water
3S.HSPhospitala building in which sick or injured, especially those confined to bed, are medically treated
3S.STNMmeteorological stationa station at which weather elements are recorded
3S.STDMstadiuma structure with an enclosure for athletic games with tiers of seats for spectators
2S.CMTYcemeterya burial place or ground
2S.BDGbridgea structure erected across an obstacle such as a stream, road, etc., in order to carry roads, railroads, and pedestrians across
1S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
1S.ADMFadministrative facilitya government building
1S.AIRHheliporta place where helicopters land and take off
1S.BUSTNbus stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading passengers
1S.LDNGlandinga place where boats receive or discharge passengers and freight, but lacking most port facilities
1S.MALLmallA large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
1S.OILTtank farma tract of land occupied by large, cylindrical, metal tanks in which oil or liquid petrochemicals are stored
1S.PIERpiera structure built out into navigable water on piles providing berthing for ships and recreation
1S.RLGreligious sitean ancient site of significant religious importance
1S.RSTNrailroad stationa facility comprising ticket office, platforms, etc. for loading and unloading train passengers and freight
1S.RUINruin(s)a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
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.
337 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
256T.MTmountainan elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more
230T.HLLhilla rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
158T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
155T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
55T.PLNplain(s)an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area
36T.RDGEridge(s)a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest
28T.HLLShillsrounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m
21T.RKrocka conspicuous, isolated rocky mass
21T.MTSmountainsa mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges
20T.VLCvolcanoa conical elevation composed of volcanic materials with a crater at the top
17T.RKSrocksconspicuous, isolated rocky masses
16T.SPURspur(s)a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation
13T.ISLSislandstracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
8T.PKpeaka pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature
8T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
8T.MESAmesa(s)a flat-topped, isolated elevation with steep slopes on all sides, less extensive than a plateau
7T.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
5T.HDLDheadlanda high projection of land extending into a large body of water beyond the line of the coast
5T.PASSpassa break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]
4T.PENpeninsulaan elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water
3T.CAPEcapea land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction
3T.SLPslope(s)a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle
2T.PLATplateauan elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams
2T.CUETcuesta(s)an asymmetric ridge formed on tilted strata
2T.HMCKhammock(s)a patch of ground, distinct from and slightly above the surrounding plain or wetland. Often occurs in groups
2T.SANDsand areaa tract of land covered with sand
1T.BUTEbutte(s)a small, isolated, usually flat-topped hill with steep sides
1T.ISLTland-tied islanda coastal island connected to the mainland by barrier beaches, levees or dikes
1T.PTSpointstapering pieces of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
1T.ISTHisthmusa narrow strip of land connecting two larger land masses and bordered by water
1T.ISLETisletsmall island, bigger than rock, smaller than island.
1T.FORDforda shallow part of a stream which can be crossed on foot or by land vehicle
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
1T.CRTRcrater(s)a generally circular saucer or bowl-shaped depression caused by volcanic or meteorite explosive action
1.093 Total for T

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