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Alberta, Alta., AB

Alta. is the abbreviation for Alberta:

  • Every summer the McNallys camped for two weeks near Camrose, Alta.

AB is the Canada Post symbol for that province.

  • Please mail this parcel to S. Stables, 123 Palomino Trail, Calgary, AB T1X 0L7.