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     GEOGRAPHY OF ALBERTA


 Alberta is the most westerly of the plains provinces and is bordered by Saskatchewan to the East and the Rocky Mountains and British Columbia to the west. The province has lofty mountains, thousands of lakes, major rivers, badlands, deserts, tarsands, sand dunes and vast forests. Albertans are lucky to be living in a province very rich in natural resources including oil (3 million barrels produced per day and the second largest reserves in the World), coal, forestry, water and some of the richest farmland in North America. Major industries include tourism, medical research, cattle, farming and others
 


HISTORY AND CULTURE

 
Alberta boasts a first-class road and highway system.  Rail service from Edmonton spans across Canada to the East and West with 3 times a week service and domestic and international airflights which connect travelers to destinations around the World. Rail service also links the extreme southern and northern reaches of the province.

GEOGRAPHY OF ALBERTA

The two major cities are Edmonton and Calgary each with a population of 1.1 million and there are many smaller communities thriving throughout the province. Edmonton is the provincial capital and is located in the southern half of the province.
 

Athabasca Falls     EDITH CAVELL VALLEY

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