Talk:Ontario Highway 72

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GA Review[edit]

This review is transcluded from Talk:Ontario Highway 72/GA1. The edit link for this section can be used to add comments to the review.

Reviewer: Seabuckthorn (talk · contribs) 03:08, 12 January 2014 (UTC)
Nominator: Floydian τ ¢

Hi! I'll be reviewing this article for GA status, and should have my full review up shortly. --Seabuckthorn  03:08, 12 January 2014 (UTC)

1: Well-written

  1. Check for Correct Structure of Lead Section:  Done
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    • The material is not contentious and does not require inline citations.
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    • Check for Opening paragraph (MOS:BEGIN):  Done
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        • King's Highway 72, commonly referred to as Highway 72, is a provincially maintained highway in the northern half of the Canadian province of Ontario. The highway connects Highway 17 in Dinorwic with the town of Sioux Lookout, where there are connections with Highway 516 towards Savant Lake and Highway 642 towards Silver Dollar.
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      • Check for Abbreviations and synonyms (MOS:BOLDSYN): None
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  6. Check for Clutter (WP:LEADCLUTTER): None
  1. Check for Body sections: WP:BODY, MOS:BODY.  Done
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Check for WP:WTW: None

Check for WP:EMBED:  Done

2: Verifiable with no original research

  1. Check for the material (WP:RSVETTING): (not contentious)
    • Is it contentious?: No
    • Does the ref indeed support the material?:
  2. Check for the author (WP:RSVETTING):
    • Who is the author?:
      • Department of Highways
      • Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
      • Peter Heiler
      • Shragge, John
      • ...
    • Does the author have a Wikipedia article?:
    • What are the author's academic credentials and professional experience?:
    • What else has the author published?:
    • Is the author, or this work, cited in other reliable sources? In academic works?:
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Check for inline citations WP:MINREF:  Done

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3: Broad in its coverage

a. Major aspects:

Not all sources are accessible. Cross-checked with other FAs - Ontario Highway 401 & Ontario Highway 416. Random check on accessible sources - Source 2,3,4,5,6

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      • Random check on accessible sources - Source 2,3,4,5,6
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b. Focused:
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4: Neutral


4. Fair representation without bias:  Done

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  12. Check for Fringe theories and pseudoscience (WP:PSCI): None
  13. Check for Religion (WP:RNPOV): None

5: Stable: No edit wars, etc: Yes

6: Images  Done (PD) (Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license) (Cross-checked with other FAs - Ontario Highway 401 & Ontario Highway 416.)


6: Images are tagged with their copyright status, and valid fair use rationales are provided for non-free content:  Done

  1. Check for copyright tags (WP:TAGS):  Done
    • Image1 (File:72 Frog Rapids Narrows, 1938.png): This work is in the public domain.
    • Image2 (File:Hwy 72 ON.JPG): This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. This version permits free use, including commercial use.
  2. Check for copyright status:  Done Free
  3. Check for non-free content (WP:NFC): None
  4. Check for valid fair use rationales (WP:FUR): NA

6: Images are provided if possible and are relevant to the topic, and have suitable captions:  Done

  1. Check for image relevance (WP:IMAGE RELEVANCE):  Done
    • Image1 (File:72 Frog Rapids Narrows, 1938.png): Relevant.
    • Image2 (File:Hwy 72 ON.JPG): Relevant.
  2. Check for Images for the lead (WP:LEADIMAGE):  Done
    • Appropriate & Representative
  3. Check for suitable captions (WP:CAPTION):  Done
    • Caption 1: "The Frog Rapids Narrows Bridge shortly after completion in 1938" succinct and informative
    • Caption 2: "Hwy 72 near Dinorwic" succinct and informative

As per the above checklist, the issues are:

  • Fix short paragraph in the Route description.

This article is a very promising GA nominee. I'm delighted to see your work here. I'm putting the article on hold. All the best! --Seabuckthorn  03:37, 13 January 2014 (UTC)

Merged the paragraphs together, they both develop a similar concept so why not? Cheers, Floydian τ ¢ 23:24, 13 January 2014 (UTC)

OK, everything looks good now. Passing the article to GA status. --Seabuckthorn  01:00, 14 January 2014 (UTC)

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