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Alcatraz Island

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  1. sometimes informally referred to as simply Alcatraz or locally as the Rock, is a small island located in the middle of San Francisco Bay in California, United States

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  2. a small island located in the middle of San Francisco Bay in California, United States

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  3. served as a lighthouse, then a military fortification, then a military prison followed by a federal prison until 1963

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  4. became a national recreation area in 1972 and received landmarking designations in 1976 and 1986

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  5. Today, the island is a historic site operated by the National Park Service as part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and is open to tours

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