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ALCATRAZ ISLAND MAP
This is a general map of the island showing various structures. For your safety, please listen to the announcements at the dock, since various areas of the island are closed to the public depending on the season.
HISTORIC MAPS AND BLUEPRINTS OF ALCATRAZ
This PDF file is from Erwin N. Thompson's Historic Resource Study, The Rock. It contains numerious maps of Alcatraz from various periods of its history.| Note that some of the maps are truncated due to the limitations of our hardware to convert documents to PDF.
Did You Know?
After incubation lasting four weeks, a gull chick breaks out of its egg without assistance from its parents. At hatching, the chick is fully covered with down and is soon able to open its eyes and stand up to walk about the nest.