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Wikipedia:WikiProject Volcanoes/Volcanism of Canada task force

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17 articles
Good article nominee Major Volcanoes of Canada Featured article candidate
Start-Class article Bennett Lake Volcanic Complex
Start-Class article Blake River Megacaldera Complex
Bowie Seamount
B-Class article Mount Cayley
Mount Edziza volcanic complex
Mount Garibaldi
B-Class article Hoodoo Mountain
Start-Class article Ilgachuz Range
Itcha Range
Level Mountain
C-Class article Mount Meager
C-Class article Mount Pleasant Caldera
Start-Class article Rainbow Range
Silverthrone Caldera
Stub-Class article Springdale Caldera
Start-Class article Sturgeon Lake Caldera

Say What?Edit

A topographic map of Canada, showing elevations shaded from green to brown (higher), with elevation-legend overlaid at lower left. Nearby countries are shaded darker (compare elevation shades at Canadian borders).

This is a task force for volcanoes of Canada and related subjects. The most important volcanoes of Canada are illustrated above. Depending on how much support we get, the goal is either a Featured or a Good topic. Involved parties would be WP:CANADA and WP:VOLCANO. The topic covers all of the volcanoes in Canada, provincial parks noted for protecting volcanoes and volcanic landscapes, people and places notable for their association with a Canadian volcano, as well as the core article, Volcanism of Canada. All interested persons can simply scribble their name under "Interested." I hope that I we can work togethor to get what I think is a very important topic where it should be! Also see the Volcanism of Hawaii Workgroup.


Volcanoguy (talk) 21:20, 29 March 2009 (UTC) - Proposer of the Volcanism of Canada Workgroup and a major contributor of Canadian volcanism. Have been creating and expanding Canadian volcanology articles since 2006.

ResMar 21:33, 29 March 2009 (UTC) Long-term; if I have time on my hand, I'll help. ResMar 21:33, 29 March 2009 (UTC)


Wikipedia:Featured/Good topic criteria
WP:FT? presents the following requirements:
  1. It is a set of similar, interrelated articles that cover a specific topic
    (a) There are at least three distinct articles.
    (b) The articles have a clear similarity with each other under a well-defined topical scope.
    (c) All articles in the topic are linked together, preferably using a template, and share a common category or super-category.
    (d) There is no obvious gap (missing or stub article) in the topic. A topic must not cherry pick only the best articles to become featured together.
  2. The topic has an introductory and summary lead article or list.
  3. Each article is of high quality, including references.
    (a) A number of articles are featured class (featured articles or featured lists), according to the following rules:
    (i) At least twenty percent (rounded up) of the articles are featured class.
    (ii) At least two articles are of featured class.
    (b) All other articles are good articles.
    (c) Items that cannot achieve a high rating (as stated in 3.a and 3.b) due to their limited subject matter have passed an individual audit for quality which included a completed peer review with all important problems raised fixed. Such items cannot be used to fulfill criterion 1.a.


Assess Criteria
1. well written
   (a) clear prose, correct spelling and grammar
   (b) complies with Manual of Style:
        words to avoid
        list incorporation
2. factually accurate and verifiable
   (a) references for all sources; dedicated attribution section according to guideline
   (b) in-line citations from reliable sources for direct quotes, statistics, public opinion, challengeable statements
   (c) no original research
3. broad in coverage
   (a) addresses main aspects of topic
   (b) stays focused without unnecessary detail
4. neutral
5. stable (no edit wars)
6. images
   (a) tagged with copyright status, valid fair use rationale for non-free content
   (b) relevant to topic with suitable captions


The root category for this task force is Category:Volcanism of Canada. The major category, Category:Volcanoes of Canada, should be reserved for articles about volcanoes, while specific volcanic belts / fields / regions / zones should be listed in the appropiate subcategories.

If a volcano article is associated with this task force, please ensure that it has the correct region-specific volcano category. Also consider adding a link to the volcano list.