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52,184 Locations Found in North Carolina:


  Airport: 309 Found
Manmade facility maintained for the use of aircraft (airfield, airstrip, landing field, landing strip).

Arch: 1 Found
Natural arch-like opening in a rock mass (bridge, natural bridge, sea arch).

Area: 45 Found
Any one of several extensive natural features not included in other categories (badlands, barren, delta, fan, garden).

Bar: 99 Found
Natural accumulation of sand, gravel, or alluvium forming an underwater or exposed embankment (ledge, reef, sandbar, shoal, spit).

Basin: 89 Found
Natural depression or relatively low area enclosed by higher land (amphitheater, cirque, pit, sink).

Bay: 481 Found
Indentation of a coastline orshoreline enclosing a part of a body of water; a body of water partly surrounded by land (arm, bight, cove, estuary, gulf, inlet, sound).

Beach: 36 Found
The sloping shore along a body of water that is washed by waves or tides and is usually covered by sand or gravel (coast, shore, strand).

Bench: 1 Found
Area of relatively level land on the flank of an elevation such as a hill, ridge, or mountain where the slope of the land rises on one side and descends on the opposite side (level).

Bend: 47 Found
Curve in the course of a stream and (or) the land within the curve; a curve in a linear body of water (bottom, loop, meander).

Bridge: 265 Found
Manmade structure carrying a trail, road, or other transportation system across a body of water or depression (causeway, overpass, trestle).

Building: 1,373 Found
A manmade structure with walls and a roof for protection of people and (or) materials, but not including church, hospital, or school.

Canal: 153 Found
Manmade waterway used by watercraft or for drainage, irrigation, mining, or water power (ditch, lateral).

Cape: 696 Found
Projection of land extending into a body of water (lea, neck, peninsula, point).

Cemetery: 2,796 Found
A place or area for burying the dead (burial, burying ground, grave, memorial garden).

Census: 123 Found
Census

Channel: 141 Found
Linear deep part of a body of water through which the main volume of water flows and is frequently used as aroute for watercraft (passage, reach, strait, thoroughfare, throughfare).

Church: 8,956 Found
Building used for religious worship (chapel, mosque, synagogue, tabernacle, temple).

Civil: 1,741 Found
A political division formed for administrative purposes (borough, county, municipio, parish, town, township).

Cliff: 67 Found
Very steep or vertical slope (bluff, crag, head, headland, nose, palisades, precipice, promontory, rim, rimrock).

Crossing: 103 Found
A place where two or more routes of transportation form a junction or intersection (overpass, underpass).

Dam: 1,632 Found
Water barrier or embankment built across the course of a stream or into a body of water to control and (or) impound the flow of water (breakwater, dike, jetty).

Falls: 100 Found
Perpendicular or very steep fall of water in the course of a stream (cascade, cataract, waterfall).

Flat: 84 Found
Relative level area within a region of greater relief (clearing, glade, playa).

Forest: 9 Found
Bounded area of woods, forest, or grassland under the administration of a political agency (see "woods") (national forest, national grasslands, State forest).

Gap: 1,121 Found
Low point or opening between hills or mountains or in a ridge or mountain range (col, notch, pass, saddle, water gap, wind gap).

Geyser: 1 Found
Eruptive spring from which hot water and (or) steam and in some cases mud are periodically thrown.

Gut: 189 Found
Relatively small coastal waterway connecting larger bodies of water or other waterways (creek, inlet, slough).

Harbor: 3 Found
Sheltered area of water where ships or other watercraft can anchor or dock (hono, port, roads, roadstead).

Hospital: 145 Found
Building where the sick or injured may receive medical or surgical attention (infirmary).

Island: 413 Found
Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland (archipelago, atoll, cay, hammock, hummock, isla, isle, key, moku, rock).

Lake: 232 Found
Natural body of inland water (backwater, lac, lagoon, laguna, pond, pool, resaca, waterhole).

Levee: 2 Found
Natural or manmade embankment flanking a stream (bank, berm).

Locale: 2,518 Found
Place at which there is or was human activity; it does not include populated places, mines, and dams (battlefield, crossroad, camp, farm, ghost town, landing, railroad siding, ranch, ruins, site, station, windmill).

Military: 16 Found
Place or facility formerly used for various aspects of or relating to military activity.

Military (Historical): 17 Found
Military (Historical)

Mine: 45 Found
Place or area from which commercial minerals are or were removed from the Earth; not including oilfield (pit, quarry, shaft).

Park: 599 Found
Place or area set aside for recreation or preservation of a cultural or natural resource and under some form of government administration; not including National or State forests or Reserves (national historical landmark, national park, State park, wilderness area).

Pillar: 11 Found
Vertical, standing, often spire-shaped, natural rock formation (chimney, monument, pinnacle, pohaku, rock tower).

Plain: 10 Found
A region of general uniform slope, comparatively level and of considerable extent (grassland, highland, kula, plateau, upland).

Populated Place: 7,233 Found
Populated place or area with clustered or scattered buildings and a permanent human population (city, settlement, town, village).

Post Office: 266 Found
An official facility of the U.S. Postal Service used for processing and distributing mail and other postal material.

Range: 22 Found
Chain of hills or mountains; a somewhat linear, complex mountainous or hilly area (cordillera, sierra).

Rapids: 1 Found
Fast-flowing section of a stream, often shallow and with exposed rock or boulders (riffle, ripple).

Reserve: 16 Found
A tract of land set aside for a specific use (does not include forests, civil divisions, parks).

Reservoir: 1,941 Found
Artificially impounded body of water (lake, tank).

Ridge: 996 Found
Elevation with a narrow, elongated crest which can be part of a hill or mountain (crest, cuesta, escarpment, hogback, lae, rim, spur).

School: 3,138 Found
Building or group of buildings used as an institution for study, teaching, and learning (academy, college, high school, university).

Sea: 1 Found
Large body of salt water (gulf, ocean).

Spring: 41 Found
Place where underground water flows naturally to the surface of the Earth (seep).

Stream: 9,379 Found
Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface (anabranch, awawa, bayou, branch, brook, creek, distributary, fork, kill, pup, rio, river, run, slough).

Summit: 2,715 Found
Prominent elevation rising above the surrounding level of the Earth's surface; does not include pillars, ridges, or ranges (ahu, berg, bald, butte, cerro, colina, cone, cumbre, dome, head, hill, horn, knob, knoll, mauna, mesa, mesita, mound, mount, mountain, peak, puu, rock, sugarloaf, table, volcano).

Swamp: 534 Found
Poorly drained wetland, fresh or saltwater, wooded or grassy, possibly covered with open water (bog, cienega, marais, marsh, pocosin).

Tower: 496 Found
A manmade structure, higher than its diameter, generally used for observation, storage, or electronic transmission.

Trail: 64 Found
Route for passage from one point to another; does not include roads or highways (jeep trail, path, ski trail).

Tunnel: 43 Found
Linear underground passageway open at both ends.

Valley: 621 Found
Linear depression in the Earth's surface that generally slopes from one end to the other (barranca, canyon, chasm, cove, draw, glen, gorge, gulch, gulf, hollow, ravine).

Woods: 8 Found
Small area covered with a dense growth of trees; does not include an area of trees under the administration of a political agency (see "forest").

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