Lake Tahoe Basin, California/Nevada Map

Lake Tahoe Basin, California/Nevada Map

by Trails Illustrated
     
 


• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic Map
The largest alpine lake in North America, Lake Tahoe straddles the border of California and Nevada. It's unusually clear waters and surrounding Sierra Nevada mountains make it one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Lake Tahoe Basin…  See more details below

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• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic Map
The largest alpine lake in North America, Lake Tahoe straddles the border of California and Nevada. It's unusually clear waters and surrounding Sierra Nevada mountains make it one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Lake Tahoe Basin delivers unmatched detail and valuable information to assist you in enjoying the year-round recreational opportunities this region offers. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, this map includes Desolation Wilderness; Prosser Creek Reservoir; Granite Chief and Mount Rose wilderness areas; and El Dorado, Humboldt-Toiyabe and Tahoe National Forests. In addition, the following state parks are included: Donner Memorial, Ed Z'berg Sugar Pine Point, Emerald Bay, D.L. Bliss, Lake Tahoe Nevada, Burton Creek, and Washoe Lake.

Whether you're exploring Lake Tahoe Basin on foot, or by horse, motorcycle or ATV, the handy trail chart will prove a useful tool in your travels. The popular Pacific Crest and Tahoe Rim trails are clearly noted. A chart of ski and snowboard resorts includes their location on the map, as well as the number of lifts and runs. The map base includes contour lines and elevations for summits, passes and many lakes. The bathymetry of Lake Tahoe is shown with both contours and hill shading. Recreation features are clearly marked, including campgrounds, trailheads, swimming areas, fishing access and scuba diving areas.

Every Trails Illustrated map is printed on "Backcountry Tough" waterproof, tear-resistant paper. A full UTM grid is printed on the map to aid with GPS navigation.

All proceeds from the purchase of a National Geographic map help support the Society's vital exploration, conservation, scientific research, and education programs.

Other features found on this map include: Carson Range, Desolation Wilderness, Donner Pass, Eldorado National Forest, Granite Chief Wilderness, Mt. Rose Wilderness, South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe National Forest, Toiyabe National Forest, Truckee, Washoe Lake.

  • Map Scale = 1:63,360
  • Sheet Size = 37.75" x 25.5"
  • Folded Size = 4.25" x 9.25"

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566953344
Publisher:
Trails Illustrated
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Series:
National Geographic Map Trails Illustrated Series
Edition description:
Revised
Sales rank:
565,375
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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Founded in 1915 as the Cartographic Group, the first division of the National Geographic Society, National Geographic Maps has been responsible for illustrating the world around us through the art and science of mapmaking.Today, National Geographic Maps continues this mission by creating the world's best wall maps, recreation maps, atlases, and globes which inspire people to care about and explore their world. All proceeds from the sale of National Geographic maps go to support the Society's non-profit mission to increase global understanding and promote conservation of our planet through exploration, research, and education.

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