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  1. Alberta, a province of Canada


  1. Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Alta. Some of the main villages in the municipality include Kåfjord, Komagfjord, Kvenvik, Langfjordbotn, Leirbotn, Rafsbotn, Talvik, and Tverrelvdalen.
  2. Alta is a town in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Salt Lake City, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 383 at the 2010 census, a slight increase from the 2000 figure of 370.
  3. Alta is a city in Buena Vista County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,883 at the 2010 census.
  4. Alta a.k.a. Älta is a locality situated in Nacka Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden with 9,989 inhabitants in 2010.
  5. Alta a.k.a. Alta, California: Alta is a small unincorporated community and census-designated place in Placer County, California, United States, about 30 miles northeast of Auburn. The village is located off Interstate 80 and along the historical First Transcontinental Railroad. The ZIP code is 95701 and the area code 530. One of the few buildings other than private residences is the Alta-Dutch Flat Grammar School serving kindergarten through eighth grade students. The high school that serves Alta is Colfax high School. Colfax High School is 11 miles southwest in the incorporated town of Colfax. The population of Alta was 610 at the 2010 census.
  6. Alta a.k.a. Alta, Illinois: Alta is an unincorporated community on the northwest border of Peoria in Peoria County, Illinois, United States. Alta is 8 miles north-northwest of downtown Peoria. The decommissioned Illinois State Route 174 runs through Alta, and the Rock Island Trail begins in Alta.
  7. Alta is an unincorporated community in Helt Township, Vermillion County, Indiana, United States.
  8. Alta a.k.a. Alta, Greenbrier County, West Virginia: Alta is an unincorporated community in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States. Alta is located at the junction of Interstate 64, U.S. Route 60, and West Virginia Route 12 northwest of Lewisburg.
  9. Alta a.k.a. Alta, Fayette County, West Virginia: Alta is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Alta is located on West Virginia Route 16 and West Virginia Route 39 north of Gauley Bridge.

There are other places with in their name, like Toa Alta, Alta Loma, Vega Alta, Alta Badia, Alta Plaza, Alta Vista, Breña Alta, Briga Alta, Milpa Alta, Ponte Alta, Punta Alta, Serra Alta, Terra Alta, Alta Gracia, Alta-Talvik, Gerola Alta, Marina Alta, Vargem Alta, Caravia Alta and Chincha Alta.

Phrases with Alta

  1. Alta Fescue
  2. Poa Alta
  3. Lanx alta
  4. Acqua alta
  5. Avena alta
  6. Carex Alta
  7. Garra Alta
  8. Nuria Alta
  9. Oryza alta
  10. Pilea Alta
  11. Pinna Alta
  12. Salda alta
  13. Stipa alta
  14. Venus Alta
  15. Anania Alta
  16. Bletia Alta
  17. Cecina Alta
  18. Colias Alta
  19. Drimia Alta
  20. Fannia Alta

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Google previewThe Natural & Moral History of the Indies (1880)

by Jos? de Acosta

It is a fruit reasonably holesome, and agrees with the The PaiThc l'alta is a great stomachc, being of a strong digestion, and cold. tasl commonly are hote and delicate. tree, andcarries a faire leafe, which hath a fruite like to great peares: within ...

Google previewCultural Capital (1993)

Mountain Zapotec Migrant Associations in Mexico City by Lane Ryo Hirabayashi

VILLA ALTA: THE DISTRICT SEAT Villa Alta is a postconquest Spanish settlement established in the sixteenth century as the administrative center for the district. Villa Alta also served as a regional marketing center (Chance 1989). As a result ...

Google previewCulinary Art and Anthropology (2008)

by Joy Adapon

Milpa Alta is a semi-rural, mountainous area spoken of as the 'province of Mexico City';. The name literally translates as 'Highland Cornfield' in that it is a region of high elevation, formerly dedicated to maize and maguey (agave/century plant) ...

Google previewThe Pastor's Ponderings (2013)

by Pastor Alta Chase-Raper

Pastor Alta is an artist with ...

Google previewKnee Surgery (2013)

Complications, Pitfalls, and Salvage by M.Mike Malek

Patella alta is a serious but often ignored abnormality. It can be corrected only if the tubercle fragment is completely detached so that it can be shifted distally. The goal is to bring the inferior pole of the patella to lie on Blumensaat's line when ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine (2006)

by Michael Kent

Patella alta is a structural abnormality occurring especially in tall, thin, people, predisposing them to anterior knee pain caused, for example, by quadriceps tendinitis and *patellofemoral pain syndrome. pathognomic 407 patellar Pertaining to ...

Google previewOrthopaedic Dictionary (1994)

by Stanley Hoppenfeld, Michael S. Zeide

patella alta patellar height, insall-salvati method creases the mechanical advantage of the quadriceps sition of the patella that is evaluated on a lateral ramuscles across the knee. The undersurface is cov- diograph of the knee. It can be ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (2006)

by Rehva,

high discharge temperature cut out overkogningssikring Ausschalter m für hohe Austritts„ temperatur f Ubertemperaturschalter т desconector por alta temperatura de descarga т thermostat m de sécurité au refoulement limitazione f di ...

Google previewThe Lutheran World Almanac and Annual Encyclopedia for 1921- (1922)

Edmonton, Alta., Can. 2. Home Mission Pastors. *Braa, N. R. T. *Egedahl, H. T. * Forseth, P. C. *Hoversten, Chr. 3. C. L. *Kandal, K. O. * Knardahl , C. M. * Knutson, T. A. *Lerohl, J. K. *Marken, O. J. *Mosby, Ole. •okland, fī.

Google previewPrince’s Dictionary of Legal Citations, 8th Edition

A Reference Guide for Attorneys, Legal Secretaries, Paralegals and Law Students by Mary Miles Prince

Alta .

Google previewA Dictionary of Iowa Place-Names (2007)

by Tom Savage

Alta, Buena Vista County. The Iowa Falls and Sioux City Railroad Town Land and Lot Company founded Alta in 1872 .

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research (2015)

by Eric E. Bouhassira

Alta Charo is a published scholar in the field of emerging technology and public policy, and professor of law and bioethics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison (UW) as well as one of the leading ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2013)

by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

ALTA has five Language Task Forces for: Yoruba, Swahili, Hausa, South African languages and West African languages. ALTA organises annual conferences on African language teaching, and workshops for language teachers. The US ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2003)

Bolinao, Botolan Sambal, Tina Sambal Sinauna Remontado Agta Northern Mindoro Alangan, Iraya, Tadyawan Northern Luzon Cordilleran Arta Ilocano Ilocano Meso-Cordilleran Alta Northern Alta, Southern Alta Northern Cordilleran Villa ...

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Small photo of Part of facade from Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Cappella Coleoni, Piazza Duomo, Bergamo Alta Citta, Italy. Romanesque architecture with a gilded interior hung with tapestries, built in 1137.Small photo of BERGAMO, ITALY - 12 DECEMBER 2016: Old and small central street of medieval town (Citta Alta) with people walking and Christmas decoration.Small photo of girl sits in a bookstore on the water of Alta Acqua Libreria in Venice, Italy.Small photo of A group of pine tree processionary caterpillars in the Alta Murgia National Park (Italy)Small photo of A group of pine tree processionary caterpillars in the Alta Murgia National Park (Italy)Small photo of Aerial view of the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore and Cappella Colleoni in Citta Alta of Bergamo, Italy on a sunny daySmall photo of View of the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore and Cappella Colleoni in Citta Alta of Bergamo, Italy between narrow streets More...

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I believe that one of the great problems for us as individuals is the depression and the tension resulting from existence in a world which is increasingly less pleasing to the eye. (Claudia Alta Taylor Johnson)
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