More photos in the vicinity:
Downtown seen from Pier 39
Seal Colony at Pier 39
Shops at Pier 39


Guarding the entrance to the San Francisco bay the rock was once the most famous prison in the US. Today it is a national recreation area, a hotspot for tourists, but also a refuge and home for many kind of birds.
Alcatraz
Date: Dec 01, 2006
Longitude: -122 24.66'
Latitude: 37 48.68'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-09