Mount Andrea Lawrence (Yosemite) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Andrea Lawrence
|Elevation||12,240 ft (3,730 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||800 ft (240 m)|
|Location||Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne County, California, Mono County, California, U.S.|
|Parent range||Sierra Nevada|
|Easiest route||class 2 to class 3|
Mount Andrea Lawrence — informally, Gem Peak —is a mountain, in the northern part of Yosemite National Park. It is the 17th highest mountain, in Yosemite National Park. It is southeast of Tuolumne Meadows.
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On April 29, 2010 U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and U.S. Representative Howard P. "Buck" McKeon announced legislation to rename Peak 12,240 in Mono County in memory of Lawrence. On January 20, 2013, a bill was signed, by President Obama, officially naming Mount Andrea Lawrence.
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