Alcatraz Island

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Alcatraz Island
IUCN category V (pertectit landscape/seascape)
Alcatraz Island as seen from the East.jpg
Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, Julie 2, 2017
Map showing the location of Alcatraz Island
Map showing the location of Alcatraz Island
Map showing the location of Alcatraz Island
Map showing the location of Alcatraz Island
Map showing the location of Alcatraz Island
Map showing the location of Alcatraz Island
Location San Francisco Bay, Californie, US
Nearest city San Francisco, Californie
Coordinates 37°49′36″N 122°25′24″W / 37.82667°N 122.423333°W / 37.82667; -122.423333Coordinates: 37°49′36″N 122°25′24″W / 37.82667°N 122.423333°W / 37.82667; -122.423333[1]
Aurie 22 acres (8.9 ha)[2]
Established 1934 (1934)
Govrenin body National Park Service
Wabsteid Alcatraz Island
Alcatraz
Alcatraz Island Flowers.jpg
The Social Hall, destroyed bi fire in the Native American occupation.
Aurie 47 acres (19 ha)[3]
Biggit 1847
Airchitect U.S. Airmy, Bureau o Preesons; U.S. Airmy
Airchitectural style Mission/Spaingie Revival
NRHP Reference # 76000209[3]
Significant dates
Addit tae NRHP June 23, 1976[3]
Designatit NHLD Januar 17, 1986[4]

Alcatraz Island (/ˈælkəˌtræz/) is locatit in San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) offshore frae San Francisco, Californie, Unitit States.[2] The smaw island wis developed wi facilities for a lichthoose, a militar fortification, a militar preeson (1868), an a federal preeson frae 1934 till 1963.[5]

Refernces[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Alcatraz Island". Geographic Names Information System. Unitit States Geological Survey. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Alcatraz Island". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica. 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  4. "Alcatraz Island". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Archived frae the oreeginal on 12 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-22. 
  5. Odier, Odier (1982). The Rock: A History of Alcatraz: The Fort/The Prison. L'Image Odier. ISBN 0-9611632-0-8.