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Golden Gate Sunset.

Golden Gate Sunset.

 
 
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The Golden Gate Bridge is located in San Francisco, Marin County, California. It is about 1.7 miles long, 90 feet wide and 746 feet high. Its longest span measures 4200 feet, which made it the longest suspension bridge at the time of construction; it is currently the 9th longest suspension bridge in the world. Its construction started on January 5, 1933, ended on April 19, 1937, and the bridge was finally opened on May 27, 1937. Regardless of its name, the Golden Gate Bridge is not actually golden; its color is known under the name international orange.

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23/10/2007
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Bernard Spragg
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