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Union Shaft, NV is a mine located in Storey County at N39.31658° W119.63907° (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:  Virginia City, NV    Map MRC: 39119C6
Map Center:  N39.31658°  W119.63907°    Datum: NAD83    Zoom: 4m/pixel

Places Within This Map View:
Place Type Coordinates (click to center)
Union ShaftMineN39.31658° W119.63907°
Mexican Mill (historical)LocaleN39.31602° W119.64101°
Fireman CemeteryCemeteryN39.31463° W119.64017°
Masonic CemeteryCemeteryN39.31602° W119.64156°
Mount Saint Mary CemeteryCemeteryN39.31380° W119.63794°
Mariposa Mill (historical)LocaleN39.31963° W119.64046°
Biedlemans RanchLocaleN39.31963° W119.63768°
Sierra Nevada MineMineN39.32019° W119.64018°
Sierra Nevada MillLocaleN39.32019° W119.64129°
Pony Mill (historical)LocaleN39.31325° W119.64212°
North Ophir MineMineN39.32047° W119.64157°
Evans MillLocaleN39.32047° W119.64185°
Lands Mill (historical)LocaleN39.31769° W119.63379°
Kinkead Mill (historical)LocaleN39.31491° W119.64435°
Sacramento and Meredith Mill (historical)LocaleN39.31936° W119.64407°
Sierra Nevada Mill (historical)LocaleN39.31769° W119.64490°
Virginia City CemeteriesCemeteryN39.31298° W119.63381°
Ophir ShaftMineN39.31408° W119.64573°
Ogden Mill (historical)LocaleN39.30963° W119.64073°
Hebrew CemeteryCemeteryN39.32296° W119.64239°
C and C ShaftMineN39.31102° W119.64379°
California Mill (historical)LocaleN39.31075° W119.64351°
Summit Mill (historical)LocaleN39.31797° W119.64629°
Nevada Mill (historical)LocaleN39.30908° W119.63796°
Winnebago Mill (historical)LocaleN39.31519° W119.64657°
North LateralTunnelN39.31130° W119.64462°
Cedar Hill MineMineN39.31991° W119.64601°
Mexican MineMineN39.31463° W119.64657°
Cedar Hill Mill (historical)LocaleN39.31658° W119.64685°
Union Consolidated MineMineN39.31769° W119.64685°
Virginia City High SchoolSchoolN39.30777° W119.64166°
Cedar RavineValleyN39.31769° W119.64823°
Old Virginia and Truckee DepotBuildingN39.31213° W119.64768°
Winfield MillLocaleN39.31769° W119.62934°
Consolidated Virginia ShaftMineN39.31130° W119.64740°
Central Companys Mill (historical)LocaleN39.31436° W119.64879°
Storey County Fire Department Station 1 - Virginia CityBuildingN39.31284° W119.64853°
Osbiston ShaftMineN39.30658° W119.64157°
Consolidated Virginia Mill (historical)LocaleN39.31047° W119.64740°
Scorpion ShaftMineN39.32102° W119.62962°
Ophir RavineValleyN39.31519° W119.64990°
Utah ShaftMineN39.32769° W119.64073°
Sacramento and Meredith MineMineN39.32380° W119.64768°
Gould and Carvers Mill (historical)LocaleN39.30963° W119.64823°
Santa Rita MineMineN39.31463° W119.65073°
Fort Riley (historical)MilitaryN39.31083° W119.64944°
Best and Belcher MineMineN39.31158° W119.64990°
Booths Mill (historical)LocaleN39.31630° W119.62712°
Keyes MineMineN39.31269° W119.62768°
De Lands MillLocaleN39.30630° W119.63240°
Sutro MineMineN39.32797° W119.64379°
Piper Opera HouseBuildingN39.31102° W119.65018°
Allen MineMineN39.32658° W119.64657°
Cedar Hill CanyonValleyN39.32852° W119.64296°
Virginia CityPopulated PlaceN39.30963° W119.64962°
Virginia City Middle SchoolSchoolN39.30902° W119.64922°
Daley MineMineN39.32658° W119.64685°
Virginia City Census Designated PlaceCensusN39.30747° W119.64827°
Joe Scates MineMineN39.31325° W119.65185°
California MineMineN39.31158° W119.65129°
Mint ShaftMineN39.30408° W119.64351°
Caldwell SpringSpringN39.31075° W119.65101°
H J Gallagher Elementary SchoolSchoolN39.30806° W119.64950°
Omega Mill (historical)LocaleN39.30713° W119.62934°
Virginia City Post OfficePost OfficeN39.30908° W119.65037°
Lone RockPillarN39.32352° W119.65073°
Pioneer CemeteryCemeteryN39.30352° W119.63516°
Catholic CemeteryCemeteryN39.32268° W119.62683°
Battery Mill (historical)LocaleN39.31130° W119.65212°
Manhattan Mill (historical)LocaleN39.30575° W119.64823°
Storey County Sheriff's OfficeBuildingN39.30802° W119.65041°
Gould and Curry MineMineN39.30769° W119.65046°
Spanish RavineValleyN39.31047° W119.65240°
Santa Rita TunnelTunnelN39.31686° W119.65379°
Hoosier State Mill (historical)LocaleN39.30602° W119.64935°

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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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