Alcatraz Island Lighthouse
(California, USA)













Photograph by
Darryl Chapman





Alcatraz Island Lighthouse has an 84-foot reinforced concrete tower, with an adjacent bay-style dwelling. It was automated in 1963. A museum on the island displays the fourth-order Fresnel lens.

***Directions: Alcatraz Island is part of the Golden Gate Recreation Area. Tours of the island, prison, and lighthouse are offered at Pier 41 in the Fisherman's Wharf district.

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