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Alcatraz Island, CA, USA

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 37.828125, -122.422844.

Alcatraz Island is a small island, a historic location, and a small park located about 1.6 miles off San Francisco, California. It is primarily famous as a location of a historic lighthouse, a military fortification, a military prison, one of the stories of which was told in a famous movie 'The Rock'. Alcatraz Island is also a popular tourist spot and a natural park, with absolutely amazing unique fauna and flora, including quite unique species of seagulls and salamanders. Alcatraz Island is also popular as a filming location. Escape from Alcatraz (1979), Birdman of Alcatraz (1962), Catch Me If You Can, and The Book of Eli were filmed on the island.

The island served as a federal prison for dangerous criminals between 1934 and 1963. It became part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in 1972. If you want to visit Alcatraz Island, you are going to need to buy tickets from Alcatraz Cruises. Landmarks on the island are the Main Cellhouse, the Warden's House, Dining Hall, Lighthouse, Parade Grounds, New Industries Building, Model Industries Building, Building 64, the Recreation Yard, Officers' Club, Power House, Morgue, Library, Boat Dock, and Water Tower.

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Alcatraz Island, CA, USA Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Alcatraz Island, CA, USA is 37.828125, and the longitude is -122.422844. Alcatraz Island, CA, USA is located at United States country in the Islands place category with the gps coordinates of 37° 49' 41.2500'' N and 122° 25' 22.2384'' W.

Alcatraz Island, CA, USA Geographic Information
CountryUnited States
Latitude37.828125
Longitude-122.422844
DMS Lat37° 49' 41.2500'' N
DMS Long122° 25' 22.2384'' W
UTM Easting550,791.01
UTM Northing4,186,902.30
CategoryIslands
Country CodeUS
Zoom Level16

Coordinates of Alcatraz Island, CA, USA is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.


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