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Alcatraz Island

by James P. Delgado

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by KC Publications in Las Vegas, Nev .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alcatraz Island (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California.,
    • United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California -- Pictorial works.,
    • Alcatraz Island (Calif.) -- History.,
    • Alcatraz Island (Calif.) -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 45.

      Statementby James P. Delgado ; photography by Jeff Gnass.
      SeriesThe Story behind the scenery
      ContributionsGnass, Jeff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF868.S156 D45 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2559447M
      ISBN 100887140017, 088714005X
      LC Control Number85080214

      Alcatraz Island sits about a mile and a half off the north coast of San Francisco. Roughly x miles across, this island is one of 18 in the San Francisco Bay (this count includes both uninhabited rock formations and larger bodies like Angel Island, Alcatraz, and Treasure Island. Travel Deals and Alcatraz Tour Packages tickets for visiting the San Francisco Bay Area. Alcatraz tour tickets and other great excursion deals. Book now!

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