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Alcatraz Island – A Secret Island Among Tourists

Alcatraz Island lies in the middle of San Francisco Bay, just a short distance off the coast from San Francisco, California. The island was built with facilities for an army fortification, lighthouse, a navy prison, a federal prison, and a quarantine from 1933 until 21 September 1963. It is famous …

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