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Lake Tahoe, A Fragile Beauty

Creator: Thomas Bachand, Charles R. Goldman | History - 2008-04-02

Magnificent full-color photographs capture the rich beauty and fragile ecology of the popular travel destination, capturing the constantly changing environment of the region, the struggle to preserve the ecosystem for the future, and ...

Publisher: Chronicle Books

About this book
Thomas Bachand's stunning photographs of Lake Tahoe capture the sublime allure and fragility of this beloved leisuredestination. Bachand's images document a gorgeous, and changing, environment; as hundreds of thousands of visitorsflock to the region each year, environmental researchers work tirelessly to preserve the ecosystem for future generations.Bachand's work reveals the delicate balance between conservation and recreation, as images of both majestic landscapes and development are juxtaposed. Dr. Charles Goldman, Director of the Tahoe Research Group at UC Davis and a leader in the efforts to preserve Lake Tahoe, introduces this picturesque and thought-provoking volume.



127 pages

Lake Tahoe, A Maritime History

Creator: Peter Goin | History - 2012-01

Lake Tahoe's legendary scenic beauty is witnessed annually by millions of visitors.

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

About this book
Lake Tahoe's legendary scenic beauty is witnessed annually by millions of visitors. While the lake's first sighting (in 1843) by a nonnative was made from a mountain peak, the lake's maritime history began a scant seven years later. Although most of the early steamers were designed for industrial use, the sight of a boat venturing out into the vast, deep blue expanse of Lake Tahoe attracted the attention of residents and visitors alike. After the inevitable decline of extractive industries, tourism became the main economic engine in Lake Tahoe. The steamer era and the evolution of wooden-boat racing are celebrated today by the romantic races of the two paddle wheelers and the annual Concours d'Elegance boat show.



177 pages

A Short History of Lake Tahoe

Creator: Michael J. Makley | History - 2011

Provides readers with a history of the Lake Tahoe region, examining the natural history, geology, and the people who shaped the area.

About this book
Lake Tahoe is one of the scenic wonders of the American West, a sapphire jewel that attracts millions of visitors each year. But the lake drew Native Americans to its summer shores for millennia, as well as more recent fortune hunters, scientists, and others. A Short History of Lake Tahoe recounts the long, fascinating history of Lake Tahoe. Author Michael J. Makley examines the geology and natural history of the lake and introduces the people who shaped its history, including the Washoe Indians and such colorful characters as Mark Twain and legendary teamster Hank Monk, and later figures like entertainer Frank Sinatra and Olympic skier Julia Mancuso. He also covers the development of the lake's surrounding valley, including the impacts of mining, logging, and tourism, and the economic, political, and social controversies regarding the use and misuse of the lake's resources. Generously illustrated with historic photographs, this book is an engaging introduction to one of the most magnificent sites in the world. It also illuminates the challenges of protecting natural beauty and a fragile environment while preserving public access and a viable economy in the surrounding communities.


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Lake Tahoe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lake Tahoe (/ ˈ t ɑː h oʊ /) is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States. At a surface elevation of 6,225 ft (1,897 m), it straddles the ...

Official Lake Tahoe Visitor Bureaus
Beautiful Lake Tahoe, where California and Nevada meet. Your official website for everything Tahoe, from the North Shore to the South Shore.

Lake Tahoe - Official Vacation Guide
Complete guide to Lake Tahoe lodging, real estate, activities, nightlife, events and everything else you need to plan a great Lake Tahoe vacation.

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Lake Tahoe | Tahoe South
Lake Tahoe. Tahoe South. Workaholics are clocking out, worrywarts are parasailing and wallflowers are hitting the dance floor. There must be something in the water.


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