Golden Gate Bridge

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Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge, across the Golden Gate from San Francisco to Marin Co., W Calif.; built 1933–37. Its overall length is 9,266 ft (2,824 m); its main span across the strait, 4,200 ft (1,280 m), is one of the longest suspension bridges in the world. Joseph B. Strauss was the chief engineer.


See K. Starr, Golden Gate (2010).

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Golden Gate Bridge

suspension bridge in San Francisco spanning the Golden Gate. [Am. Hist.: EB, IV: 607]
See: Bridge
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