More photos in the vicinity:
The City seen from Alcatraz
Golden Gate Bridge and Harbour
Alcatraz


If you visit the Alcatraz State Park, and walk around the cell house, you immedeately recognize the strategic value, the barren rock once had. No ship can pass the Golden Gate, enter or leave the Bay without comming in sight of a fort on the tiny island.
Golden Gate on the Rocks
Date: Dec 03, 2006
Longitude: -122 25.33'
Latitude: 37 49.56'

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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