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Penguin Fountain, DC is a park located in District of Columbia County at N38.97455° W77.02970° (NAD83). This is the nearest place in the USGS place names database to the center of the map view below.  Look below the map view for a list of other places and locations that are visible within this map view.  If you need to locate a landmark or feature, you can search for its location on our Find Places page.  If you need to locate a specific USGS topographic map, try our Find Maps page.

USGS Map Name:  Washington West, DC    Map MRC: 38077H1
Map Center:  N38.97455°  W77.02970°    Datum: NAD83    Zoom: 4m/pixel

Places Within This Map View:
Place Type Coordinates (click to center)
Penguin FountainParkN38.97455° W77.02970°
Norway Tract (historical)CivilN38.97511° W77.03025°
National Museum of Health and MedicineBuildingN38.97539° W77.02914°
Walter Reed Station Post OfficePost OfficeN38.97500° W77.03060°
Walter Reed Army Medical CenterMilitaryN38.97513° W77.03140°
Walter Reed Army Medical Center (historical)HospitalN38.97431° W77.02774°
Army Medical Museum and Library (historical)BuildingN38.97400° W77.03220°
Stevens PlaygroundParkN38.97094° W77.03053°
Fort Stevens Recreation CenterParkN38.97094° W77.03081°
Our Children Infant Care and PreschoolSchoolN38.97130° W77.02740°
Learning Book Scholastic ShopLocaleN38.97103° W77.02743°
Walter Reed Emergency HeliportAirportN38.97789° W77.02692°
Bleak House (historical)BuildingN38.97761° W77.02637°
Porters Lodge (historical)BuildingN38.97733° W77.02609°
122nd New York Volunteer MounmentParkN38.97094° W77.02664°
25th New York Volunteer Cavelry MonumentParkN38.97094° W77.02664°
98th Pennsylvania Volunteer MonumentParkN38.97094° W77.02664°
150th Ohio National Guard MonumentParkN38.97094° W77.02664°
Shepherd Park Community Church of GodChurchN38.97768° W77.02616°
New Second Baptist ChurchChurchN38.97769° W77.02613°
Battleground National CemeteryCemeteryN38.97083° W77.02639°
Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite SeminarySchoolN38.97740° W77.03440°
New Bethel Church of God in ChristChurchN38.97094° W77.02497°
District of Columbia Public Library-Juanita E Thornton/Shepherd Park Branch LibraryBuildingN38.97983° W77.02637°
District of Columbia Public Library - Shepherd Park BranchBuildingN38.98067° W77.02692°
New Bethels Howards PreschoolBuildingN38.96840° W77.02670°
Peter Pan SchoolSchoolN38.97900° W77.02442°
Takoma Education CampusSchoolN38.97501° W77.02278°
Takoma Elementary Recreation Center (historical)ParkN38.97539° W77.02275°
Saint John United Baptist ChurchChurchN38.96723° W77.02941°
Takoma Park Baptist ChurchChurchN38.97261° W77.02255°
Lee Memorial Baptist ChurchChurchN38.98164° W77.02630°
Premier Ambulatory CenterBuildingN38.96690° W77.02710°
Union Multi-Care Medical CenterHospitalN38.96690° W77.02710°
Brightwood Post OfficePost OfficeN38.96679° W77.02729°
Hillcrest Northwest Ambulatory CenterHospitalN38.98190° W77.02620°
Academia de la Recta Porta International Christian Day SchoolSchoolN38.98257° W77.02683°
Trinity Episcopal ChurchChurchN38.97567° W77.02081°
Takoma Park Branch LibraryBuildingN38.97455° W77.02053°
Northminster Presbyterian ChurchChurchN38.98372° W77.02775°
Takoma HallLocaleN38.97511° W77.02025°
Saint Marks Baptist ChurchChurchN38.96832° W77.02223°
Exodus Missionary Baptist ChurchChurchN38.96539° W77.02637°
Fort Stevens Monument and MarkerParkN38.96483° W77.02831°
Ms Bunnys Child Development CenterBuildingN38.96470° W77.02790°
Fort Stevens ParkParkN38.96448° W77.02891°
Quickie Becky Child Care Development CenterBuildingN38.96460° W77.02750°
Oak Grove Post Office (historical)Post OfficeN38.98428° W77.02664°
Bridges Babies Day Care CenterBuildingN38.96450° W77.02740°
Emory United Methodist ChurchChurchN38.96428° W77.02831°
Fort Stevens (historical)MilitaryN38.96417° W77.02889°
The Bridges AcademySchoolN38.96434° W77.02751°
Shepherd Recreation CenterParkN38.98455° W77.03331°
The Bridges AcademySchoolN38.96414° W77.02738°
Shepherd ParkPopulated PlaceN38.98483° W77.03303°
District of Columbia Public Library-Takoma Park Neighborhood BranchBuildingN38.97455° W77.01887°
Shepherd Elementary SchoolSchoolN38.98462° W77.03405°
White Horse TrailTrailN38.97344° W77.04081°
Ethiopian Evangelical ChurchChurchN38.98566° W77.02859°
Brightwood Station (historical)LocaleN38.97678° W77.01859°
Nativity Catholic AcademySchoolN38.96318° W77.02826°
Metropolitan Police Department Fourth District StationBuildingN38.96317° W77.02739°
Piney Branch PortalParkN38.97851° W77.01879°
Nativity SchoolSchoolN38.96289° W77.02998°
Washington Ethical High SchoolSchoolN38.98379° W77.03683°
Shepherd PlaygroundParkN38.98483° W77.03525°
Cady-Lee HouseBuildingN38.97790° W77.01840°
Jessup Blair ParkParkN38.98511° W77.02387°
Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capitol - North CampusSchoolN38.96425° W77.03601°
All Saints All Day Childcare CenterBuildingN38.96410° W77.03600°
The Owl SchoolSchoolN38.96410° W77.03600°
Promised Land Baptist ChurchChurchN38.97014° W77.01828°
Saint Marys Baptist ChurchChurchN38.98700° W77.03033°
Calvin Coolidge High SchoolSchoolN38.96727° W77.01955°
A - T Seban Mesut SchoolSchoolN38.96211° W77.02824°

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Note (5/31/2016) - Want a crosshair at the center coordinates of the map?  A number of people have asked, so that option has been added!

Note (6/26/2013) - Map sizes are now larger, and an extra-large (1280x1280) option has been added as well.

Note (8/18/2010) - The transition to the new TopoQuest server is now complete.  Aside from a glitch that affected the TopoZone alternative map.asp script much of Monday (8/17/2010) afternoon and evening, all went pretty smoothly.  Response time of the TopoQuest website overall should be much snappier, and addition of more 1m satellite / aerial imagery is back underway!

Note (8/2/2010) - Full USGS 1:100K and 1:250K topographic map coverage of the continental US is now completed and online.  Plus, I have the new TopoQuest server under construction with a 9TB RAID6 disk array to continue adding satellite/aerial photo coverage.  Yay!

Note (7/21/2009) - Locations of places of interest (from the USGS placenames database) within the map area you are viewing are now listed below the map when viewing at 64m/pixel or below.  You can click the name of the place to go to its description page, or click the coordinates to recenter your map view on that place.

Note (6/1/2009) - We've started adding 1m/pixel aerial and satellite imagery, starting with Oregon and slowly branching out from there.  Please be patient, it takes a very long time to download and process all this imagery, as well as huge amounts of disk space!

Note (3/07/2009) - We've started adding 1:100K and 1:250K scale USGS topographic maps, starting with southern Oregon and moving out from there.  Coverage will be a bit sparse at first while we crank up automated processing of map tiles at these topographic map scales.  To view 1:100K and 1:250K scale topos, you'll need to manually select them from the sidebar (the Choose Automatically selection will not select these map scales until we have more coverage).  You can use the coverage map types to see what areas we've already processed and have online.  Also note that satellite photo coverage isn't meant to be particularly useful at this point, it's just (very) experimental.

Note (7/31/2008) - We've started adding 1:50K scale topographic maps of Canada, starting with British Columbia.  The Canadian topographic map coverage is still a bit experimental, and integration into the map viewer still needs a little work.  The map viewer will not yet automatically select the 1:50K scale topographic maps, so if you're trying to view maps in Canada, you may need to manually switch to the 1:50K Topo Maps selection in the Map Contents section of the sidebar.

Note (4/15/2008) - With the demise of non-subscription access to TopoZone (now merged with, a subscription service), we're scrambling to process all topographic maps for the US and make them available as quickly as possible.  We now have four Linux PC's crunching map data 24/7 to produce and index map data continuously.  We should be adding approximately fifteen 1 degree x 1 degree blocks of map data (approximately 1000 individual 7.5 minute 1:24000 topo maps) per day.  We're starting with southern Oregon (because that's where we live!) and northern California and branching out from there.

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