A photo of Alcatraz Island

A photo of Alcatraz Island

Detailed Description

Alcatraz Island, "The Rock", is now part of Golden Gate National Recreation Area. View from from Crissy Field, Presidio. Alcatraz is an island composed of Franciscan sandstone and shale of Cretaceous age (Elder, 1998). Alcatraz was the home of the famous maximum-security prison which is now open for tours.


Image Dimensions: 800 x 610

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US