Category Archives: Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe Friday fact

How clear is the water and why? Clarity is determined by measuring the water depth at which an 8-inch diameter white disk disappears from view. The Lake owes it extraordinary natural clarity mainly to its exceptional depth and volume, a … Continue reading

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Incline Village, Nevada housing market report

Below please find the current housing market report for Incline Village, Nevada, provided by our friends at First Centennial Title. From this week’s report… This week the median list price for Incline Village, NV is $1,645,000 with the market action … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Friday fact

Why does Lake Tahoe appear to have different colors? As light penetrates the Lake, water molecules absorb various colors. Fine particles and the exceptional clarity allow backscattering of the predominating light color toward the eye of an observer. The lake … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Friday fact

How pure is the Lake? The water is 99.994% pure, making it one of the purest large lakes in the world. For comparison, commercially distilled water is 99.998% pure. Tahoe contains roughly 60 parts per million of dissolved matter. Image … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Friday fact

Where is the Tahoe Basin located and how high is it? The Tahoe Basin straddles the California-Nevada border. The coordinates of the geographic center of the main body of Lake Tahoe are 39° 06’ 30” N and 120° 01’ 51” … Continue reading

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Incline Village, Nevada housing market report

Below please find the current housing market report for Incline Village, Nevada, provided by our friends at First Centennial Title. From this week’s report… This week the median list price for Incline Village, NV is $1,695,000 with the market action … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Friday fact

How did the name Tahoe originate and what does it mean? The name Tahoe comes from a mispronunciation of the Washoe Native American name for Lake Tahoe, da ow a ga, which means, “edge of the lake.” Fact credit: TahoeFacts.com

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Lake Tahoe Friday fact

Why is Lake Tahoe called the “Lake of the Sky?” The water surface of Lake Tahoe sits at an average elevation of 6,225.1 ft or 1.2 miles above sea level. This creates the metaphorical and poetic name, “Lake of the … Continue reading

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