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Lake Tahoe Fun Facts

Lake Tahoe Fun Facts May 10, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Lake Tahoe has an interesting but violent history. It was formed about 25 million years ago during times of tremendous fault uplifting. The valley that eventually  became the Tahoe Basin sank between two parallel faults as the mountains on either side rose. Water filled this basin where Lake Tahoe lies...