What mountain range surrounds Lake Tahoe?

Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz (7-5-2022): What mountain range surrounds Lake Tahoe?

A Rockies
B Cascades
C Sierra Nevada

The Sierra Nevada runs about 400 miles north and south along the eastern border of California. It separates the state’s fertile Central Valley from the Great Basin of the interior west that makes up most of Nevada and Utah. The Sierra is part of a continuous chain of mountain ranges that form the eastern half of the Pacific Ring of Fire. In addition to Lake Tahoe, the largest alpine lake in the US, the Sierra range also includes Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the Lower 48, at 14,505 feet.

The correct answer to this quiz is Sierra Nevada.

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