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Tahoe Keys Project, looking N-NW, 1965

TitleTahoe Keys Project, looking N-NW, 1965
Image IDUNRS-P2003-10-371
PhotographerLake Tahoe Area Council
Image Date1965
Summary/DescriptionTitle taken from photograph. Caption on image: This is a view of the Tahoe Keys project. Notice the appearance of the water in the lagoons. Notice also that the exit from the lagoons has been blocked off by a sand bar. This happens every winter. In the past, it has been popular to blame Tahoe Keys for ruining the color of the Lake at the South Shore, but it is very likely that the bulk of the material was coming from subdivision activity farther upstream. Now, however, the Keys operation is cutting into the Upper Truckee River and undoubtedly is causing at least some of the discoloration shown in these pictures. Photograph taken May 14, 1965. This image is part of the Lake Tahoe Area Council photograph collection. The Council was a private, non-political and non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and orderly development of the Lake Tahoe Basin. It sought cooperation between private land owners and governmental agencies to solve basin-wide problems of planning, land use,
SubjectAerial photographs -- Lake Tahoe (Calif. and Nev.)
Aerial photographs -- Tahoe Keys (Calif.)
Water quality - -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
Environmental policy -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
LocationLake Tahoe (Calif. and Nev.)
Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)
Tahoe Keys (subdivision) (Calif.)
El Dorado County
Collection NameImages of Lake Tahoe
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Electronic PublisherSpecial Collections Department, University of Nevada, Reno Library
Date Digital2006
Related item(s)Lake Tahoe Area Council manuscript collection NC1200 (see:
Digitization SpecificationsThese images exist as archived TIFF images and one or more JPEG versions for general use. They were scanned at 400 dpi, 24-bit from the original.
File NameUNRS-P2003-10-371.jpg
Resource TypeImage
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Nevada, Reno

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