Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe (Lake Tahoe), is located in the United States The state of California And Nevada border The Sierra Nevada Northern freshwater lake fault formation. North to South and 35 km (22 miles), east-west width of 19 km (12 miles), an area of 500 square kilometers (193 square miles), with an elevation of 1899 meters (6229 feet), the depth of 500 meters (1640 feet). In 1844 by the Explorer Fremont (John C. Fremont) found. Is a famous tourist resort.
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In the Truckee River to the Northeast (Truckee) about 100 kilometers (60 miles) Pilar Meade (Pyramid) lake. Nevada irrigation supply water. The lake and the surrounding National Forest tourism. Is a famous resort.
U.S.A At the junction of West California and Nevada, at the lake. Is located in the Sierra Nevada mountain, 1897 meters above sea level. 2/3 in California province. 35 kilometers long from north to south, the width of 20 km, an area of 502 square kilometers, 490 meters deep. In winter to keep the temperature above 0 DEG C. The Truckee River into the lake. The snow capped mountain scenery. Winter and summer resort and sightseeing. Near the Tagus national forest is the 1960 Winter Olympic Games venues.

Lake Tahoe Geography

Lake Tahoe's strength is about 35 kilometers, a maximum width of about 19 km. The shoreline length of 116 kilometers, the lake area of 490 square kilometers. About 2/3 of the shoreline is located in the territory of California. Hunan is located in shore of Lake Tahoe near the largest city - South Lake tahoe. The city is located in the northwest of the shoreline to Tahoe city. Although there are a lot of Expressway around Lake Tahoe, but many of the important part of the shoreline is either located within the State Park, or are protected by the National Park service. Lake Tahoe watershed area of 1310 square kilometers, which includes lake land, drainage system and lake trail.

Lake Tahoe natural history

The Lake Tahoe Basin is formed by geological layer fracture. The geological layer is due to crustal fracture Crack Caused by the land plate moves up and down. The rise of the plate created the Lake Tahoe east of the mountains and West Carson The Sierra Nevada The plate is in decline, the two mountains created the Lake Tahoe basin.
More scientifically speaking, Nevada micro fracture between the plate and the North American plate layer with a velocity of about 12 mm. The formation of Walker Lane fault zone. Lake Tahoe is the youngest in the peripheral basin with Walker Lane fracture.

Lake Tahoe Scenery

Lake Tahoe lake clear visibility of 100 meters, year-round ice free, dense forests around the lake. The lake straight towering towering pines, snow capped mountains, cengluan pinnacle of pine, as well as in the snowy day and night stands a large brilliant and first-class hotel Gore A golf course, all breathtaking. Is the movie "the godfather" on the viewfinder.
Here is the North America The most famous ski resort area, such as Heavenly, Sugar Bowl, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows and other famous ski resort, are provided for all levels of skiing ski slopes and beautiful mountain scenery, the largest Squaw Valley in the north of the lake. Heavenly ski centre in the South Bank of Too vast lake, under the mountain Las Vegas Casino Hotel style, the mountain is the most beautiful scenery, the mountain slide rest stop half-way, overlooking the Lake Tahoe, it is embedded in the mountains of sapphire, snow mountain lake matched one, beautiful scenery.
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