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4 days ago · Alcatraz Island (/ ˈ æ l k ə ˌ t r æ z /, Latin-American Spanish pronunciation: [alkaˈtɾas], European Spanish pronunciation: [alkaˈtɾaθ] from Arabic: غطاس , romanized: al-ġaţţās, lit. 'gannet ("the diver")') is located in San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) offshore from San Francisco, California, United States.
3 days ago · Alcatraz Island from San Francisco, March 1962. There were a total of 14 escape attempts from Alcatraz made by 34 prisoners while it served as a federal penitentiary. Two men tried twice, making for a total of 36 individual escape attempts; fifteen were caught, eight gave up, seven were shot and killed, one was confirmed to have drowned and five are listed as "missing and presumed drowned".
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3 days ago · Alcatraz definition: an island in W California , in San Francisco Bay : a federal prison until 1963 | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples
Jan 10, 2021 · Robert Franklin Stroud (January 28, 1890 – November 21, 1963), known as the "Birdman of Alcatraz", was a convicted murderer, American federal prisoner and author who has been cited as one of the most notorious criminals in the United States.
Jan 10, 2021 · Transportation to Alcatraz Island is provided by Alcatraz Cruises, and although all vessels have ramp access, the ramp slope is tide dependent. All Alcatraz Cruise ships also have accessible restrooms aboard. The famous cell block is located at the top of Alcatraz Island and is accessed by a steep pathway.
4 days ago · The 19 month long occupation of Alcatraz Island was led by Oakes and it is widely credited as the harbinger of unity among different Native American tribes.
5 days ago · The island is almost entirely in the city of Tiburon, in Marin County, although, there is a small sliver (0.7%) at the eastern end of it (Fort McDowell) which extends into the territory of the City and County of San Francisco. The island is separated from the mainland of Marin County by Raccoon Strait, the depth of the water approximately 90 feet.
5 days ago · Alcatrazz is an English–American heavy metal band formed in 1983 by Graham Bonnet, Jimmy Waldo and Gary Shea. They are best known for their songs "Island in the Sun" and "God Blessed Video", and have gone through a number of line-up changes, leaving Bonnet as only member to be in every incarnation of Alcatrazz until his split with the band in 2020.