washoe indian: Lake Tahoe ... A History of the Name - 01/24/09 06:31 PM
Minden, Nevada is the County seat for Douglas County.  The Western portion of Douglas County is in the Sierra Nevada Mountains including portions of Lake Tahoe.  Lake Tahoe is one of the great lakes of the world renowned for its clarity and size. Tahoe is 22 miles long, 12 miles wide, has a 72 mile shoreline and a surface area of 191 square miles.  The average depth is 1,000 feet, the deepest portion being 1,645 feet.  It is simply spectacular - Emerald Bay is one of the top five most photographed places in the world. 
Lake Tahoe and environs have many … (3 comments)