Terminal Island Long Beach
Terminal Island Long Beach is an island located in Los Angeles County between the Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbor. The main and major parts of the Port are on Terminal Island renamed in 1891, originally known as Isla Raza de Buena Gente. Later on in the 20th century, the island played host to a thriving fish industry and would produce 80 percent of the United States’ tuna supply.
Terminal Island Long Beach captures about 200 acres in size and water depth is about 50 feet. Island is connected to the mainland via four bridges from west, the exclusively green Vincent Thomas Bridge joins terminal with San Pedro and is the fourth longest suspension bridge in California. The Gerald Desmond Bridge connects to downtown Long Beach to the east and to north Commodore Schuyler F. Heim Bridge joins with the Wilmington. Adjacent to this bridge is a rail bridge called the Henry Ford Bridge or the Badger Avenue Bridge. The island also hosts canneries, shipyards, Coast Guard facilities.
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