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Re: S.925 -- Mt. Andrea Lawrence Designation Act of 2011

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avatar S.925 -- Mt. Andrea Lawrence Designation Act of 2011
January 14, 2013 11:35AM
S.925 -- Mt. Andrea Lawrence Designation Act of 2011 (Enrolled Bill [Final as Passed Both House and Senate] - ENR)


--S.925--

S.925

One Hundred Twelfth Congress

of the

United States of America

AT THE SECOND SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday,

the third day of January, two thousand and twelve

An Act

To designate Mt. Andrea Lawrence.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the `Mt. Andrea Lawrence Designation Act of 2011'.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

Congress finds that Andrea Mead Lawrence--

(1) was born in Rutland County, Vermont, on April 19, 1932, where she developed a life-long love of winter sports and appreciation for the environment;

(2) competed in the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland, and the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, and was the torch lighter at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, California;

(3) won 2 Gold Medals in the Olympic special and giant slalom races at the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, Norway, and remains the only United States double-gold medalist in alpine skiing;

(4) was inducted into the U.S. National Ski Hall of Fame in 1958 at the age of 25;

(5) moved in 1968 to Mammoth Lakes in the spectacularly beautiful Eastern Sierra of California, a place that she fought to protect for the rest of her life;

(6) founded the Friends of Mammoth to maintain the beauty and serenity of Mammoth Lakes and the Eastern Sierra;

(7) served for 16 years on the Mono County Board of Supervisors, where she worked tirelessly to protect and restore Mono Lake, Bodie State Historic Park, and other important natural and cultural landscapes of the Eastern Sierra;

(8) worked, as a member of the Great Basin Air Pollution Control District, to reduce air pollution that had been caused by the dewatering of Owens Lake;

(9) founded the Andrea Lawrence Institute for Mountains and Rivers in 2003 to work for environmental protection and economic vitality in the region she loved so much;

(10) testified in 2008 before the Mono County Board of Supervisors in favor of the Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Wild Heritage Act, a bill that was enacted the day before she died;

(11) passed away on March 31, 2009, at 76 years of age, leaving 5 children, Cortlandt, Matthew, Deirdre, Leslie, and Quentin, and 4 grandchildren; and

(12) leaves a rich legacy that will continue to benefit present and future generations.

SEC. 3. DESIGNATION OF MT. ANDREA LAWRENCE.

(a) In General- Peak 12,240 (which is located 0.6 miles northeast of Donahue Peak on the northern border of the Ansel Adams Wilderness and Yosemite National Park (UTM coordinates Zone 11, 304428 E, 4183631 N)) shall be known and designated as `Mt. Andrea Lawrence'.

(b) References- Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, record, or other paper of the United States to the peak described in subsection (a) shall be considered to be a reference to `Mt. Andrea Lawrence'.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.
avatar Re: S.925 -- Mt. Andrea Lawrence Designation Act of 2011
January 14, 2013 05:24PM
avatar Re: S.925 -- Mt. Andrea Lawrence Designation Act of 2011
January 15, 2013 08:33PM
Does the lake shown on the topo map southwest of the newly named Mt. Andrea Lawrence have a name?



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 01/15/2013 08:57PM by plawrence.
avatar Re: S.925 -- Mt. Andrea Lawrence Designation Act of 2011
January 15, 2013 10:57AM
I'm guessing this might be it:



With Donohue peak to the left, shot from the SE near the Clark Lakes:

avatar Re: S.925 -- Mt. Andrea Lawrence Designation Act of 2011
January 15, 2013 11:14AM
kewl

Here it is from Kuna Crest:




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avatar Re: S.925 -- Mt. Andrea Lawrence Designation Act of 2011
January 15, 2013 01:49PM
Hah is there anything you don't have pictures of? Seriously though, thanks for always sharing the pics!
avatar Re: S.925 -- Mt. Andrea Lawrence Designation Act of 2011
January 16, 2013 01:37AM
Here's the same view hotlinked from monolake.org. The lady looks much nicer with some clothes:



Found it through here:

http://www.monolake.org/mlc/alad
avatar Re: S.925 -- Mt. Andrea Lawrence Designation Act of 2011
January 16, 2013 06:59AM
She looks as cold as ice...

Okie... how about this one from next to Marie. Rush Creek below.
Donahue, Andrea, Blacktop
(in July)


I'd imagine you may be able to find some from people's JMT sets (I don't have one that's decent though myself)
smiling smiley



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