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Jefferson Memorial. Satellite image of the area around the Jefferson Memorial (white, centre), Washington DC, USA. North is at top. The Jefferson Memorial (opened in 1943) is dedicated to Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), the third president of the USA. The memorial building is in the style of the Pantheon in Rome. It is situated in West Potomac Park, on the shores of the Potomac River Tidal Basin (upper left). Roads go across the Potomac River (bottom left) and northwards across the Washington Channel (upper right) towards the National Mall area. Image taken by the Ikonos satellite on 3 June 2002.
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