Talk:Mount Tai

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I blanked the text of this article because text from Wikipedia can not be "transwiki'd" into Wikivoyage. The reason for this is because Wikipedia and Wikivoyage use two very different copyright licenses. Wikipedia uses the GNU FDL license while we use the CC-by-SA 1.0 license. -- (WT-en) Sapphire 04:52, 3 October 2006 (EDT)

Mount Tai and Mount Taishan are the same and should be combined. (WT-en) MurrayJ3 17:48, 15 May 2007 (EDT)

Done. Thanks for noticing the problem. - (WT-en) Todd VerBeek 18:48, 15 May 2007 (EDT)

"In the north": Ambiguous expression[edit]

From the article:

Mount Tai is in the north of Tai'an city

Does that mean it's to the north, outside of the city or (as I would interpret it literally) on the northern side of the city itself? Either way "in the north" has to be changed to something clear. If it's within the city, I'd suggest something like "is in the northern part of Tai'an city" - or the northern outskirts if it's just on the edge of the city. Ikan Kekek (talk) 06:13, 15 November 2019 (UTC)

Strictly speaking, it seems to be on the border of Tai'an City and neighboring Jinan City. But this is related to a perennial difficulty in Wikivoyage's coverage of China: "cities" in China don't necessarily correspond to what people in many other countries would think of as a city—a "prefecture-level city" in China is often more like a county in the US. (Some Wikivoyage articles call these "prefectures", but I don't often hear this term used anywhere else, maybe because prefectures have mostly been phased out and replaced with prefecture-level cities and other administrative units.)
On a map, it looks like the urban part of Tai'an is right up against the southern side of the mountain, but I don't really know. The northernmost part of the mountain appears to be under the administration of Jinan. Probably "to the north" is clearer. —Granger (talk · contribs) 14:12, 15 November 2019 (UTC)
Thanks for checking that out and weighing in. I'd love to hear from someone who's been there on the point you're not positive about - whether it abuts the urban area on its southern side. Ikan Kekek (talk) 20:46, 15 November 2019 (UTC)