National Geographic : 1932 Apr
SAN FRANCISCO AND POPULOUS BAY CITIES AS SEEN FROM AN AIRPLANE ARRIVING FROM THE EAST On the peninsula, upper left, is San Francisco. Bridges, now planned, will provide vehicular traffic with the north. The Spanish settheir presidio on the peninsula for defense. Later, that location was to cramp the growing city somewhat, yet it favorablyaffected the rise ofsuch transbay communi ties as Oakland and Berkeley, shown in the foreground (see, also, page 396).