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abbreviation

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The ABBR Coal Project is located in the Murah Teweh district of Central Kalimantan and is 12 kilometers east of the Barito River, the main river coal transportation route for the area.
The ABBR Coal Project is located immediately to the east of the KEM project and lies immediately adjacent and is contiguous with the KEM project.
5 Texas settlers fled toward this state (postal abbr.