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Sunday, May 5, 2013

Lake Tahoe Flag

The flag for Lake Tahoe combines elements of the California and Nevada state flags.  Both have stars in near the upper hoist.  Since most of Lake Tahoe under California's state border the red star is dominant to the silver star of Nevada.  Additionally Nevada's silver star is recessive and upside down when compared to California's star.  The upper portion is blue that is taken from the Nevada's flag.  The lower portion is white which is taken from California's flag.  The middle red stripe is a modified version of bottom stripe of California's flag but place in middle rather than along the bottom.

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  1. Where did you find this flag? I've never seen it in my years in Tahoe, but I like the idea.

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  2. Two thirds of Lake Tahoe is Nevada...

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    1. It's the other way around. The state line runs south on the 120 degree west meridian before turning east, cutting Tahoe into about 2/3 California, and 1/3 Nevada. A helpful map can be found here: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/bd/ba/59/bdba599c882316edaff14c07422b8335.jpg

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