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Perhaps a Better View from Martis Dam
California

This is one of two very similar panos I took on top of Martis Dam, outside of Truckee, California.  I'm not sure which is better-- you decide!

Martis Dam was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide flood protection and a backup water supply for the city of Reno, Nevada downstream.  The lake rarely fills up much, but the valley is beautiful and the Federal property provides a nice little oasis of largely undeveloped land near the booming resort town of Truckee.

Copyright: Joe Griffin
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6658x3329
Taken: 30/08/2012
Uploaded: 15/09/2012
Updated: 23/07/2014
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Tags: martis; dam; valley; creek; truckee; earthen dam; earthen; pine; trees; sierra; nevada; mountains; vista; view; lake; placer; county; army; corps; of; engineers
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