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Feature Statistic Niue

Num. NamesFeature ClassFeature CodeFeature Description
Administrative Boundary Features (country, state, region,...)
1A.PCLSsemi-independent political entity
1 Total for A
Hydrographic Features (stream, lake, ...)
2H.BAYbaya coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
2H.BNKXsection of bank
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
5 Total for H
Area Features (parks,area, ...)
45L.LCTYlocalitya minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries
33L.CSTcoasta zone of variable width straddling the shoreline
1L.RESNnature reservean area reserved for the maintenance of a natural habitat
79 Total for L
Populated Place Features (city, village,...)
46P.PPLpopulated placea city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
3P.PPLXsection of populated place
1P.PPLCcapital of a political entity
50 Total for P
Road / Railroad Features (road, railroad )
40R.TRLtraila path, track, or route used by pedestrians, animals, or off-road vehicles
34R.RDroadan open way with improved surface for transportation of animals, people and vehicles
74 Total for R
Spot Features (spot, building, farm)
17S.CAVEcave(s)an underground passageway or chamber, or cavity on the side of a cliff
5S.HTLhotela building providing lodging and/or meals for the public
3S.HSTShistorical sitea place of historical importance
3S.TOWRtowera high conspicuous structure, typically much higher than its diameter
2S.FRMfarma tract of land with associated buildings devoted to agriculture
1S.POpost officea public building in which mail is received, sorted and distributed
1S.AIRPairporta place where aircraft regularly land and take off, with runways, navigational aids, and major facilities for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo
1S.ARCHarcha natural or man-made structure in the form of an arch
1S.BLDGbuilding(s)a structure built for permanent use, as a house, factory, etc.
1S.GRVEgravea burial site
1S.RSRTresorta specialized facility for vacation, health, or participation sports activities
1S.SCHschoolbuilding(s) where instruction in one or more branches of knowledge takes place
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
38 Total for S
Hypsographic Features (mountain,hill,rock,... )
9T.BCHbeacha shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves
7T.PTpointa tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape
2T.GRGEgorge(s)a short, narrow, steep-sided section of a stream valley
1T.CFTcleft(s)a deep narrow slot, notch, or groove in a coastal cliff
1T.ISLislanda tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water
1T.VALvalleyan elongated depression usually traversed by a stream
21 Total for T
Vegetation Features (forest,heath,...)
43V.FRSTforest(s)an area dominated by tree vegetation
11V.SCRBscrublandan area of low trees, bushes, and shrubs stunted by some environmental limitation
2V.CULTcultivated areaan area under cultivation
56 Total for V

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