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Shoreline Park at Oakland Port - Gigapixel
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Oakland Port has gained this really pleasant park at some point in the last few years. There's a picnic area and also this view of the waterfront, including the skyline of san francisco and oakland port.

Geek note: According to many local residents, The design of the AT-AT, in The Empire Strikes Back, was inspired by the shape of the container cranes that you see here. However, according to George Lucas, this appears to be only a myth.

Copyright: Jeffrey Martin
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 70000x35000
Taken: 22/04/2013
Uploaded: 24/04/2013
Updated: 11/11/2014


Tags: exterior; oakland; port; gigapixel; at-at; star wars; people; kids; beach; ocean; bridge; industry; skyline; urban; san francisco
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