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Question 1: naval installation on the west coast, with Commodore ________, as Mare Island's first base commander.
David FarragutUnited States NavyChester W. NimitzUnited States Naval Academy

Question 2: During the ________, a concrete drydock on wooden piles, 740 feet (230 m) long, was completed after eleven years of work, in 1910.
Banana WarsBoxer RebellionSpanish–American WarPhilippine–American War

Question 3: Mare Island is considered a ________ because no full body of water separates this or several other named "islands" from the mainland.
HeadlandList of peninsulasCliffCape (geography)

Question 4: In 1999, the City of Vallejo added Mare Island to the ________ with 42 individual city landmarks.
History of the National Register of Historic PlacesNational Register of Historic PlacesProperty type (National Register of Historic Places)National Park Service

Question 5: This area was part of Rancho Suscol, deeded to General ________ in 1844.
CaliforniaMariano Guadalupe VallejoJuan Bautista AlvaradoNorthern California

Question 6: Mare Island is a peninsula in the United States alongside the city of Vallejo, California, about 23 miles (37 km) northeast of ________.
Oakland, CaliforniaSan Jose, CaliforniaSan FranciscoLos Angeles


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