California Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Physical Cultural Historical
Also See:Features by CA County

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California
Physical Features
Arches 79
Areas 288
Arroyos 2
Bars 270
Basins 514
Bays 415
Beaches 275
Benches 32
Bends 109
Capes 660
Cliffs 189
Craters 24
Falls 180
Flats 2,678
Forests 48
Gaps 673
Glaciers 20
Guts 200
Islands 508
Isthmuses 1
Lakes 2,628
Lava 16
Pillars 305
Plains 28
Ranges 364
Rapids 9
Ridges 1,763
Slopes 46
Springs 3,072
Streams 9,959
Summits 5,642
Swamps 103
Valleys 7,636
Woods 198
California
Cultural Features
Airports 1,021
Bridges 153
Buildings 8,372
Canals 2,305
Cemeteries 849
Channels 102
Churches 10,008
Civil 1,621
Crossings 1,486
Dams 1,459
Harbors 100
Hospitals 1,007
Levees 23
Locales 13,506
Mines 3,339
Oilfields 129
Parks 6,840
Post Offices 1,091
Reserves 247
Reservoirs 1,382
Schools 11,951
Towers 961
Trails 1,178
Tunnels 128
Wells 242
California Historical
Features/Landmarks
Airports 85
Arches 2
Bars 6
Bays 6
Bridges 8
Buildings 145
Canals 5
Capes 3
Cemeteries 2
Channels 1
Churches 145
Civil 12
Crossings 25
Dams 12
Flats 7
Forests 1
Gaps 1
Guts 4
Harbors 2
Hospitals 95
Islands 11
Lakes 31
Locales 906
Military (Historical) 227
Mines 14
Parks 29
Populated Places 692
Post Offices 91
Rapids 1
Reservoirs 11
Schools 1,024
Springs 4
Streams 2
Summits 2
Swamps 3
Towers 1
Trails 14
Tunnels 3
Valleys 1
Wells 6
Woods 1

California's National
Historic Landmarks
132
  • Physical Features are the natural features of the Earth's surface.
  • Cultural Features are landscape features that were created or shaped by humans.
  • Historical Features are features that no longer exist on the landscape.