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Friday, 09 May 2014 13:43cat

Photos of the Golden Gate Bridge from Sea & Land

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The main span of the bridge is 7650ft (2331.7m). The diameter of one cable is 92.4cm and in each cable there are 27572 wires! Total wire used is 80,000 miles (128,748m) and the weight of each cable is 24500 tons (22.226m.tons).

 

Photo # 1: cross-section of the cable.

 

Collection of photos from the sea

 

Photo # 2 to the South almost below the deck

Photo # 3 to the North almost below the deck

Photo # 4 to the South

Photo # 5 to the North

 

Collection of photos from the land

 

Photo # 6 from the North towards the South

Photo # 7 from the North towards the South

Photo #8 from the deck. 

 

 
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