Lake Tahoe in Sierra Nevada Mountains, USA39.1N 120W
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.