Talk:Lake District National Park
Should this be called the Lake District or Cumbria? Are they one and the same or are they different, with one being bigger or smaller than the other? We currently have two parallel articles that look like they are covering the same place, but I do not know enough about England to make a sensible decision.
While I think Lake District is a well known name around the world, and Cumbria is not, if these two articles are about the same area then I would prefer to see this article become like a disambiguation page or redirection page that describes all the Lake Districts around the world and points to the correctly titled articles for each of them. -- Huttite 19:11, 4 Jan 2005 (EST)
Sorry to be a pedant here, but does the Lake District really have 16 lakes?
If you notice, only one is acutally called <something> Lake... All the others are technically Meres, Tarns, etc. WIndermere is often incorrectly refered to as Lake Windermere.
In fact, I quote from http://www.lake-district.gov.uk/index/understanding/facts_and_figures.htm that "There is only one official lake - Bassenthwaite Lake. All the others are 'meres' or 'waters'"
Is anyone going to shout at me if I change this? :)