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Morne Palmiste (Haiti)

Is a a city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work in the country of Haiti.

Its center lies at a latitude of 19.8833300 and longitude of -72.9333300and it has an elevation of 53 meters above sea level.

Its currency is the Gourde (HTG),


Mountains : a mountain range or a group of mountains or high ridges

La Tortue - HAITI [2005]


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Plain(s) : an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area

Saint Louis du Nord rivière des Barres


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Hot spring(s) : a place where hot ground water flows naturally out of the ground

Ile de la Tortue - HAITI (2005)


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Mountain : an elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more

Port de Paix, vue d'avion, view by airplane


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Locality : a minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries

Labadee, Haiti


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Stream : a body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land

Saint Louis du Nord Vue sur La Tortue


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Intermittent stream :

Pointe West_La Tortue


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Slope(s) : a surface with a relatively uniform slope angle

La Tortue


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Rock : a conspicuous, isolated rocky mass

Isla Tortuga


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Point : a tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape

nouveau kiskeya


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Hill : a rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m

Ridge(s) : a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest

Cove(s) : a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay

Marine channel : that part of a body of water deep enough for navigation through an area otherwise not suitable

Third-order administrative division : a subdivision of a second-order administrative division

Tidal creek(s) : a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents

Spur(s) : a subordinate ridge projecting outward from a hill, mountain or other elevation

Second-order administrative division : a subdivision of a first-order administrative division

Cape : a land area, more prominent than a point, projecting into the sea and marking a notable change in coastal direction

Ruin(s) : a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional

Airfield : a place on land where aircraft land and take off; no facilities provided for the commercial handling of passengers and cargo

Bay : a coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf

Abandoned airfield :

Salt lake : an inland body of salt water with no outlet

Lagoon : a shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature

Peninsula : an elongate area of land projecting into a body of water and nearly surrounded by water

Stream mouth(s) : a place where a stream discharges into a lagoon, lake, or the sea

Marsh(es) : a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation

Beach : a shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves

Lake : a large inland body of standing water

Pool(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

Grassland : an area dominated by grass vegetation

Plateau : an elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams

Spring(s) : a place where ground water flows naturally out of the ground

Roadstead : an open anchorage affording less protection than a harbor

Fort : a defensive structure or earthworks