Daily tidbit for May 17
Page 9: Alberta, most westerly of Prairie provinces, Canada, 248 000 sq miles, population 846 000 (1948 est), cap Edmonton. A large plateau rising to Rockies in the west, with rolling prairie land in south. Drained by many rivers, Alberta abounds in small lakes and streams. Mostly fertile soil is irrigated by canals and dams in Calgary-Lethbridge area. Main agricultural products are wheat, cereals, livestock, wool and dairy produce.