National Geographic : 1946 Jan
Land of Sagebrush and Silver t)National (eogrialhic Slociety Kltlacihrome by W. liiRert Moo "Lake of the Sky," Nevadans and Californians Call 6,225-foot-high Pine-girt Lake Tahoe Twenty-one miles long and 12 across, it is shared by both States. Nevada possesses only about one-third of the area, but gains overflow waters for irrigation through the Truckee River. Summer resort hotels and cottages encircle the lake. Winter skiing places are near by.