More photos in the vicinity:
Russian Hill and Lombard Street
North Bay and Alcatraz
Bay Bridge


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.
Golden Gate
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