Why is San Francisco called the City of Golden Gate?

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asked Jul 4 in Teaching by ScaleSeam (390 points)
Why is San Francisco called the City of Golden Gate?

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answered Jul 4 by Oliphant (3,890 points)
The Golden Gate bridge gets it's name after the Golden Gate Strait which is a narrow 300 feet deep turbulent stretch of water that is below the Golden Gate Bridge which connects San Francisco Bay on the east to the Pacific Ocean which is on the West.

The Golden Gate Suspension Bridge Spans the Opening of the San Francisco Bay and onto the Pacific Ocean.

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