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deprecated concept > global positioning system

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global positioning system  


  • The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information in all weather conditions, anywhere on or near the Earth where there is an unobstructed line of sight to four or more GPS satellites

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  • GPS

Scope note

  • US LTER controlled vocabulary





In other languages

  • système de positionnement mondial



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