Global Positioning System Overview

Peter H. Dana
These materials were developed by Peter H. Dana, Department of Geography, University of Texas at Austin, 1994.  These materials may be used for study, research, and education in not-for-profit applications.  If you link to or cite these materials, please credit the author, Peter H. Dana, The Geographer's Craft Project, Department of Geography, The University of Colorado at Boulder.  These materials may not be copied to or issued from another Web server without the author's express permission.  Copyright 1999-2015 Peter H. Dana.  All commercial rights are reserved.  If you have comments or suggestions, please contact the author or Ken Foote at ken.foote@uconn.edu.

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