Sausalito in Marin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Golden Gate
A narrow three-mile channel
The Golden Gate is the only major break in the coastline for nearly 1,000 miles. The Sacramento and San Joaquin River systems, consisting of 12 major rivers, drain nearly 40% of California, and all of the water flows out through the Golden Gate. The water is over 300 feet deep in the middle of the channel.
Erected by National Park Service, Golden Gate National Recreation Ares.
Location. 37° 49.626′ N, 122° 29.946′ W. Marker is in Sausalito, California, in Marin County. Marker is on Conzelman Road near McCullough Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sausalito CA 94965, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battery Construction No. 129 (a few steps from this marker); Construction 129 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Strengthening an Icon (approx. one mile away); The Golden Gate Bridge (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Bay Transformed (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Lone Sailor (approx. 1.1 miles away); Nike Missile Site SF88 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Battery Alexander (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sausalito.
More about this marker. This marker is located at the Battery Construction No. 129 pullout on the Marin Headlands in Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.