Oblique view of Lake Tahoe

[Lake Tahoe Oblique View]

Oblique view of the western side of Lake Tahoe and surrounding mountainslooking towards the north west. The underwater section is colored in bluetones, while the land is colored in red tones. This view shows a large failureon the lake margin. The debris tongue is 7.5 km wide and 9 km long. Thethin distal area is about 15m thick, the large blocks within the debristongue are up to 20m high. The top of the failure is at about 1635m andthe toe of the debris tongue is at 1434m from sea level.

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