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Here Are the 20 Most-Edited Wikipedia Pages of 2015

"Deaths in 2015" and "Geospatial Summary of the High Peaks/Summits of the Juneau Icefield" won big this year.

Screen Grab via the Wiki page of Geospatial summary of the High Peaks/Summits of the Juneau Icefield, the second-most edited Wiki page of 2015

Yesterday, Wikipedia released its list of the most-edited Wikipedia articles of 2015, compiled by Wikimedia Foundation's Aaron Halfaker, who also released a similar list last year.

This list can be loosely broken down into super obvious stuff that you'd assume people would edit (i.e., "Deaths in 2015" "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant," or "November 2015 Paris Attacks"), as well as extremely specific Wiki pages such as "Geospatial Summary of the High Peaks/Summits of the Juneau Icefield," "List of the works of Bastien and Henry Prigent," or "Pangako Sa 'Yo (2015 TV series)." The former category Wikipedia surmises were edited by oodles of people, while the site guesses the majority of the edits on the terrifyingly specific Wikipedia pages were conducted by one individual.

For a snapshot of whatever's trending on Wikipedia on any given moment, visit the English Wikipedia Top 100, and if you'd ever like to compare interest in one Wikipedia page with another at any given moment, head over to Wikipedia's analytics page, which is still in its demo stage.

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