Neptune's Fountain - Washington, DC
Posted by: DougK
N 38° 53.321 W 077° 00.349
18S E 326033 N 4306335
Quick Description: The outermost planet and the fountain in front of the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, are both named after the Neptune, the Roman god of the sea.
Location: District of Columbia, United States
Date Posted: 2/12/2012 4:01:58 PM
Waymark Code: WMDQ0R
This fountain is called The Court of Neptune
. Here Neptune sits on a rock in the center of the fountain, surrounded by his two sons on either side of his rock.
The planet Neptune is the eighth and outermost planet in our solar system. It is one of the four gas giants of our solar system. The planet Neptune was named after the god, as its deep blue gas clouds gave early astronomers the impression of great oceans.