Pincher Creek, Alberta

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Pincher Creek is a town of about 3,500 in the south west of the Province of Alberta, Canada. It is close to the Rocky Mountains in the centre of ranching country.

The town is in a particularly windy part of Alberta, because of the strong chinooks that blow off the mountains. This has given rise to a significant amount of wind farm development in the area, with the towers and blades of wind turbines being a characteristic of the scenery.

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