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Lake Tahoe in Sierra Nevada Mountains, USA

39.1N 120W

July 3rd, 2011 Category: Lakes, Mountains

USA - June 21st, 2011

This image reaches from the Great Central Valley of California (lower left quadrant) across the Sierra Nevada mountains to the Great Basin of the western USA.

Visible in the Sierra Nevada range is Lake Tahoe, a large freshwater lake. At a surface elevation of 6,225 ft (1,897 m), it is located along the border between California and Nevada. Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America.

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