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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Positioning_System

The Global Positioning System (GPS), originally Navstar GPS, is a space-based ... In addition to GPS, other systems are in use or under development, mainly ...

www.novatel.com/focus-pages/what-are-gps-systems-used-for

They can be used to map forests, help farmers harvest their fields, and navigate airplanes on the ground or in the air. GPS systems are used in military ...

www.garmin.com/aboutGPS/applications.html

At sea, GPS is also typically used for navigation by recreational boaters, commercial fishermen, and professional mariners. Land-based applications are more ...

www.locata.com/applications-of-gps/civilian-applications

In commercial aviation, most aircraft now use GPS for en‑route navigation and GPS is increasingly being used for initial approach and non‑precision approach to ...

www.gps.gov/applications/marine

Nov 25, 2014 ... Commercial fishing fleets use GPS to navigate to optimum fishing locations, track fish migrations, and ensure compliance with regulations.

www.streetdirectory.com/travel_guide/12283/gps_vehicle_tracking/12_practical_uses_of_gps_for_everyday_people.html

GPS or Global Positioning Systems is a term that most commonly conjures up ... Our ability to use GPS so far is limited by the relatively poor connection to the ...

www.streetdirectory.com/travel_guide/12240/gps_vehicle_tracking/gps_a_tool_to_fit_our_worlds_need.html

GPS, or global positioning system, is a tool that is used to measure distance and to help pinpoint location any place in the world. The fact is that it is an excellent ...

study.com/academy/lesson/the-global-positioning-system-and-its-uses.html

Jan 26, 2015 ... That reminds me, I need to go put my smartphone into a lead container as I write this lesson about what GPS is, how it works, and how it's used.

electronics.howstuffworks.com/10-unconventional-uses-gps.htm

When GPS was invented for military use, the designers could scarcely have imagined some of the applications civilians would eventually come up with for the  ...