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Why Lake Tahoe is so blue (and how to measure it)

[USA] Lake Tahoe does not get its iconic blue tint because the water is so clear. Instead, the lake’s blueness comes from the amount of algae in the water, a fact researchers were surprised to discover when they first set out to quantify just how blue Lake Tahoe is. Continue reading Why Lake Tahoe is so blue (and how to measure it)