Pennsylvania Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Physical Cultural Historical
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Pennsylvania
Physical Features
Arches 1
Areas 99
Bars 11
Basins 35
Bays 25
Beaches 3
Benches 2
Bends 27
Capes 37
Cliffs 45
Falls 92
Flats 41
Forests 33
Gaps 294
Guts 1
Islands 231
Lakes 527
Pillars 30
Ranges 44
Rapids 3
Ridges 400
Slopes 3
Springs 205
Streams 7,254
Summits 1,477
Swamps 202
Valleys 1,756
Woods 7
Pennsylvania
Cultural Features
Airports 916
Bridges 230
Buildings 7,144
Canals 12
Cemeteries 2,732
Channels 85
Churches 4,250
Civil 2,638
Crossings 190
Dams 1,559
Harbors 8
Hospitals 389
Levees 2
Locales 4,606
Mines 172
Oilfields 24
Parks 1,854
Post Offices 371
Reserves 18
Reservoirs 1,353
Schools 6,429
Towers 556
Trails 1,159
Tunnels 53
Wells 1
Pennsylvania Historical
Features/Landmarks
Airports 25
Areas 1
Bars 1
Bridges 10
Buildings 62
Canals 2
Capes 1
Cemeteries 5
Churches 66
Civil 20
Crossings 1
Dams 3
Forests 1
Hospitals 6
Islands 13
Lakes 3
Locales 164
Military (Historical) 7
Mines 37
Parks 14
Populated Places 76
Post Offices 349
Reservoirs 4
Schools 763
Springs 3
Streams 31
Swamps 4
Towers 5
Tunnels 8

Pennsylvania's National
Historic Landmarks
155
  • 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.