Satellite Photos of San Francisco

Unfinished History


San Francisco from space.

Photographs from space taken by U.S. government satellites.

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Point Reyes juts into the ocean (right center); San Francisco with Golden Gate Park in the center.


San Francisco from space with fog encroaching. The city is at lower left; San Jose is in the right-center.


C1952 Looking north along San Francisco peninsula toward San Francisco and Marin;. SFO at right wnp27.5576.jpg

Looking north from an airplane, c. 1952, SFO airport at right, San Bruno Mountain dividing peninsula communities from San Francisco proper.

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