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A lone sailboat waits at the edge of the lake
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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.”

Tahoe’s deep blue waters
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Tahoe is the second deepest lake in the USA, the third deepest in North America and 11th deepest in the world.

Pure, crystal-clear water
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Lake Tahoe’s water is 99.994% pure, making it one of the purest large lakes in the world.

Photo: Aramark/Rachid Dahnoun

View over the Lake Tahoe shoreline and nearby mountains
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