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Yerba Buena Island

Yerba Buena Island, 300 acres (121 hectares), W Calif., in San Francisco Bay. It is the midpoint of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, which crosses the island through a tunnel. On the island are several government installations, including a lighthouse service and a naval training station.

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