User talk:Paulbalegend

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Lakes of the Clouds[edit]

Thanks for uploading your image of Lakes of the Clouds! It's quite beautiful. – Quadell (talk) (random) 16:27, 14 December 2007 (UTC)

Franconia Range[edit]

Hi, Thanks for putting up the Franconia Ridge article. It's been needed for a long time. Could you provide some back-up, however, on your statement that Franconia Ridge is different from the Franconia Range? I've always seen them used interchangeably. The Board on Geographic Names, for instance, doesn't even have "Franconia Range" listed, except for a completely different range down near Keene, New Hampshire. If you have some reliable sources that show where else the Franconia Range goes besides the Ridge (perhaps over to Garfield?), could you then convert the Franconia Range page from a redirect to an actual article and explain the difference? Thanks, --Ken Gallager (talk) 19:49, 21 May 2008 (UTC)

Hello again. I guess not Garfield. I finally pulled out my copy of the AMC White Mountain Guide (26th ed., 1998) and looked through the chapter on the Franconia, Twin, and Willey Ranges. The "Geography" section talks about the Franconia and Twin Ranges forming a ring around the western half of the Pemigewasset Wilderness, then on page 141 describes the summits in the Franconia Range, mentioning all the major ones in the Wikipedia article, plus the auxiliary peaks such as Eagle Cliff and Coolidge Mountain. At the bottom of page 141, the guide says, "The Twin Range is connected to the Franconia Range by Garfield Ridge", which sounds pretty clearly to me that Garfield is not considered part of the Franconia Range. I suppose you could make a case that the lesser peaks such as Eagle Cliff and Coolidge are "Range" and not "Ridge", but you could just as easily say they're simply side peaks and that the Ridge and the Range are essentially synonymous. Do you have any other sources that indicate a difference? --Ken Gallager (talk) 23:27, 23 May 2008 (UTC)

License tagging for Image:Saddleroute.JPG[edit]

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NowCommons: File:Mount Adams from Madison.JPG[edit]

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Alpine Zone / Alpine zone redirect problem[edit]

Hi. I posted to Wikipedia_talk:WikiProject_Ecology#Alpine_Zone_.2F_Alpine_zone:_Bad_redirects_need_fix:

Alpine Zone redirects to Tundra.
Alpine zone redirects to Alpine climate.

IMHO this is seriously broken behavior. Both of these should redirect to the same article (or we should have a standalone article on this topic.)
It might be a good idea to merge some existing content from these articles.

I'm contacting people who apparently worked on these. Would greatly appreciate your thoughts at Wikipedia_talk:WikiProject_Ecology#Alpine_Zone_.2F_Alpine_zone:_Bad_redirects_need_fix.
Thanks. -- Writtenonsand (talk) 21:01, 18 December 2009 (UTC)

File:Saddleroute.JPG missing description details[edit]

Dear uploader: The media file you uploaded as File:Saddleroute.JPG is missing a description and/or other details on its image description page. If possible, please add this information. This will help other editors to make better use of the image, and it will be more informative for readers.

If the information is not provided, the image may eventually be proposed for deletion, a situation which is not desirable, and which can easily be avoided.

If you have any questions please see Help:Image page. Thank you. Sfan00 IMG (talk) 10:58, 10 January 2013 (UTC)

Thank you for the photos[edit]

Your photos are beautiful. I'm late reporting this but I want to tell you that I uploaded some of your Commons photos of the White Mountains to my Wikipedia page. New Hampshire is one of my favorite places--I head there at least once a year and sometimes two or three times a year. I like to look out at the mountains, even if I can't be there and have to rely on photographs. Of course, nothing beats hiking in the Whites.Iss246 (talk) 15:01, 27 January 2013 (UTC)

ArbCom elections are now open![edit]

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