Lake Tahoe

lake in California and Nevada, United States

Lake Tahoe or Tahoe is a fresh water lake in the Sierra Nevada. It is on the borders of the states of California and Nevada, in the United States of America.

Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is one of the deepest (1645 feet/501 m), largest (192 sq. mi./497 km²), and highest elevation (6229 feet/1898 m) lakes in the United States. Of the lakes in the United States, only Oregon's Crater Lake is deeper at 1930 feet (588 m).

Some visitors experience altitude sickness, because there is less oxygen in the air at higher altitudes. To fight this, experts recommend avoiding heavy exercise or drinking alcohol until the body adjusts to the lower oxygen level.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Warfield, Toree. "What to know about acclimating to Lake Tahoe's higher elevations". www.sierrasun.com. Retrieved 2021-07-05.

Other websitesEdit

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