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to the Cathedral of Our Lady of Aparecida in Brazil patron of the city of Aparecida do Norte / Brazil
Located in the San Francisco Bay, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) offshore from San Francisco, California, United States. Often referred to as "The Rock", the small island was developed with facilities for a lighthouse, a military fortification, a military prison (1868) and a federal prison from 1933 until 1963.
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