San Francisco, California
San Francisco, California, United States
|San Francisco became the transportation hub of northern California after gold was discovered about 100 miles inland in 1848. Here, the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is visible as it crosses San Francisco Bay, one of the world's great natural harbors. Detailed high-resolution images show networks of streets, densely packed buildings, and lines of automobiles.
IKONOS satellite image by GeoEye