The Golden Gate is a strait on the west coast of North America that connects San
Francisco Bay to the Pacific Ocean. It is defined by the headlands of the San
Francisco Peninsula and the Marin Penin...
Until the 1840s, the strait was called the “Boca del Puerto de San Francisco,” ...
Gate” for the same reasons that the harbor of Byzantium was called Chrysoceras,
When did the Golden Gate Bridge open? How many people worked on the
Bridge during its construction? Were hard hats used during construction? How
Mar 30, 2016 ... The history behind the name of everyone's favorite bridge, the Golden Gate
May 15, 2012 ... It is one of the most famous and most photographed suspension bridges in the
world, but the Golden Gate bridge really isn't gold. Technically ...
www.ask.com/youtube?q=Why Is It Called the Golden Gate Bridge&v=IiLjj7N2mC0
Jun 11, 2013 ... The Golden Gate Bridge was named for the strait it stretches over. ... Its unique
color is officially called International Orange, and was selected ...
If you're scratching your head as to why a bridge called “Golden Gate” is in fact
red, here's why. It's generally accepted that the mouth of San Francisco Bay—the
Aug 10, 2015 ... It's not the 'Bridge' that's golden but the 'Gate'. Specifically the water channel (I
think it's a "strait") between the tip of San Francisco and the ...
Apr 26, 2011 ... A painter at work in 1937, the year the Golden Gate Bridge opened. ... You may
find something called "international orange," but it's not this ...
Apr 14, 2016 ... On this date in 1937, San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge opened to ... The local
press called the design ugly, and one writer described it as “a ...