"Check out the Golden Gate..." Golden Gate Bridge Tip by Nobbe

Golden Gate Bridge, California: 14 reviews and 13 photos

 
 

Check out the Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco.
Often shrouded in thick fog, the bridge sways 27 feet to withstand winds of up to 100 miles per hour. The color of the bridge, known as International Orange, was chosen because it blends well with the bridge's natural surroundings. The two great cables contain enough strands of steel wire (80,000 miles) to encircle the equator three times. The concrete poured into its piers and anchorages would pave a five-foot wide sidewalk from New York to San Francisco.

Address: San Francisco
othercontact: Pedestrians and bicyclists are a

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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