Definitions for "ALTA"
Association of Library Trustees and Advocates A division of ALA. ( LINK)
American Land Title Association. Amortization Annual Percentage Rate (apr)
American Library Trustee Association. A division of ALA.
Alta is the second book (the first is Joust) in the planned Dragon Jousters tetralogy by Mercedes Lackey. It is set in a fictionalized version of the pre-Pharaonic Lower Kingdom of Egypt. Lackey stated on her website that she intented Alta to to be a fusion of predynastic Lower Egypt and Atlantis, with more emphasis on the former than the latter.
a completely private setting made truly splendid by endless panoramic views of the coast across the sweeping bay of Positano and towards Punta Campanella
Keywords:  nssdc, nesdis, eosdis, eros, usgs
ACTIVE LONG TERM ARCHIVE. A facility that provides permanent active archive functions for EOSDIS Archived Holdings (see below) during and beyond the scope of the EOS mission, receiving responsibility for these holdings and providing long-term access to users. An ALTA is funded independently of the EOS budget. ALTAs include the NASA/National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC), the USGS/Earth Resources Observation System (EROS) data center, and the NOAA/National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) data centers. Source: EPO.
Keywords:  alberta
Keywords:  focussing, tomb, choir, christ, church
r : an altar is the symbolic representation of the tomb of Christ. The high altar, located at the end of the choir, is the focussing point of the whole church
older or senior. It actually became a name for some people, just as we call someone "Junior." p. 91
Upper as in Alta California, the Spanish territory that included present day California.