Golden Gate
geographical name strait 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) wide W California connecting San Francisco Bay with Pacific Ocean

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  • Golden Gate — Golden Gate, FL U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida Population (2000): 20951 Housing Units (2000): 7010 Land area (2000): 4.036222 sq. miles (10.453766 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.038325 sq. miles (0.099261 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Golden Gate — the Golden Gate an area of water which connects San Francisco Bay in California with the Pacific Ocean. It is crossed by the Golden Gate Bridge …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Golden Gate —   [ gəʊldən geɪt; englisch »goldenes Tor«], die rd. 5 km lange Einfahrt in die San Francisco Bay, in Kalifornien, USA; überspannt von der Golden Gate Brücke (erbaut von Joseph Baermann Strauss, * 1870, ✝ 1938), eine der längsten Hängebrücken der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Golden Gate — [so named (1846) by FRÉMONT John Charles after the GOLDEN HORN in anticipation of the flow of Asian riches through the strait] strait between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific: 2 mi (3.2 km) wide …   English World dictionary

  • Golden Gate — The Golden Gate is the North American strait connecting San Francisco Bay to the Pacific Ocean. Since 1937 it has been spanned by the Golden Gate Bridge. Technically, the gate is defined by the headlands of the San Francisco Peninsula and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Golden Gate — Para otros usos de este término, véase Golden Gate (desambiguación). Golden Gate Vista del estrecho Ubicación geográfica …   Wikipedia Español

  • Golden Gate — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Golden Gate (homonymie). Golden Gate Carte du Golden Gate avec à gauche l océan Pacifique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Golden Gate — Das Golden Gate mit der berühmten Brücke Die Meerenge, rot markiert die Golden Gate Bridge Das Golden Gate (zu deutsch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Golden gate — El Golden Gate es un estrecho situado en California occidental, a la entrada de la bahía de San Francisco, a la que separa del océano Pacífico. Tiene 7,9 km de largo. El famoso puente de Golden Gate con un ancho de 28 metros y 2.7 kilómetros de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Golden Gate — a strait in W California, between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific. 2 mi. (3.2 km) wide. * * * ▪ strait, California, United States  strait, in California, western coastal U.S., connecting San Francisco Bay with the Pacific Ocean and separating… …   Universalium

  • Golden Gate — Original name in latin Golden Gate Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 26.18787 latitude 81.69509 altitude 7 Population 23961 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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