San Francisco: Golden Gate
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|From Telegraph Hill you have the best overview over the Golden Gate, the entrance to San Francisco Bay. The first Europeans that entered the Bay baptized it in resemblance of the Golden Horn of Istanbul, where a similar street separates Europe from Asia.
Date: Dec 02, 2006
Longitude: -122° 24.37'
Latitude: 37° 48.17'
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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