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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. Anania Alta
  15. Bletia Alta
  16. Cecina Alta
  17. Colias Alta
  18. Drimia Alta
  19. Fannia Alta
  20. Janira alta

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Google previewJournal of a Residence in Chile, During the Year 1822 and a Voyage from Chile to Brazil in 1823 (1824)

by Maria Callcott, Edward F. Finden

The Cruz Alta is a village which has been for some time fortified against the incursions of the Northern Indians. There are three small forts at right angles, formed by palisades, earth, &c., besides many impenetrable corrales de tunas' : one side ...

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 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 previewMRI of the Knee, An Issue of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Clinics of North America, (2014)

by Kirkland W. Davis

Patella alta is a ratio of more than 1.3 (Fig. 18).32 Fig. 17. Lateral trochlear inclination angle.

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 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 previewCerebral Palsy (2005)

by Freeman Miller

Patella alta is a common finding in adolescents and adults with spastic gait. Most commonly, patella alta is associated with crouch gait. Because the primary cause of crouch gait is never problems with the knee extensor mechanism, the ...

Google previewThe Pastor's Ponderings (2013)

by Pastor Alta Chase-Raper

Pastor Alta is an artist with ...

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 previewThe Lutheran World Almanac and Annual Encyclopedia for ... (1922)

Edmonton, Alta., Can . 2.

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 previewLexicon of Geologic Names of the United States (1938)

(including Alaska) by Mary Grace Wilmarth

Alta formation. Permian: Southwestern Texas (Shafter district, Presidio County). J. A. Udden, 1904 ...

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 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 previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2013)

by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

Outside Africa, the US based African Language Teachers Association (ALTA – plays a leadership role in the USA in teaching and learning African languages. ALTA has five Language Task Forces for: Yoruba, Swahili, ...

Google previewImperialism and Expansionism in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection [4 volumes] (2015)

A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Chris J. Magoc

Alta California was organized in 1769 as a province of New Spain and later became a department in the newly independent Mexico. It comprised the modern U.S. state of California, as well as the states of Nevada, Arizona, and Utah and parts ...

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 .

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Small photo of Beautiful turquoise pools and limestone bridges surrounded by the jungle in Semuc Champey, Alta Verapaz region, GuatemalaSmall photo of Slender hiking track along the scarp of the Purcaraccia Canyon; Bavella Massif, Alta Rocca, Corsica, France. 2014Small photo of Crystal clear light turquoise water among the colorful granite rocks of the Purcarccia Canyon, Bavella Massif, Alta Rocca, Corsica, France. 2014Small photo of En route on the hiking trail to popular cascade Piscia di Gallo - view up through the crowns of pine trees to the blue sky, Alta Rocca Mountains, Corsica, FranceSmall photo of Route E69 between Alta and Honningsvag in Finnmark, Northern NorwaySmall photo of Route E69 between Alta and Honningsvag in Finnmark, Northern NorwaySmall photo of Foggy summer morning in the green mountains. landscape in Guatemala, Alta Verapaz. 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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