Global Positioning System


Edited By Akash Deep Sharma
March 2008
MD Publications
Distributed by Coronet Books Inc.
ISBN: 9788175331068
232 pages, Illustrated, 5 5/8 x 8 7/8"
$52.50 Hardcover


The Global positioning System is a satelite-based navigation system made up of a network of 24 satelites placed into orbit.The GPS is made up of three parts:satelites orbiting the earth; control and monitoring stations on earth;and the GPS receivers owned by users.

GPS satelites broadcast signals from space that are picked up and identified by GPS receivers.Each GPS receiver then provides three-dimensional location (latitude,longitude,and altitude)plus the time.This book has been prepared for Researchers,Scientists and for all those intersted in Global Positioning System.




Geography; Technology


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