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GPS Land Navigation

A Complete Guidebook for Backcountry Users of the NAVSTAR Satellite System

by Ferguson, Michael

  • 387 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Glassford Publishing in Boise, Idaho .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Global Positioning System,
  • Orienteering,
  • Outdoor recreation,
  • Inland navigation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Ferguson ; illustrations by Leah Tucker.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV200.4 .F47 1997
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Paginationxv, 255 p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1020113M
    ISBN 100965220257
    ISBN 109780965220255
    LC Control Number96078541

    Global positioning systems like GPS or the future European Galileo are influencing the world of navigation tremendously. Today, everybody is concerned with navigation even if unaware of this fact. Therefore, the interest in navigation is steadily increasing. This book provides an encyclopedic view of navigation. Fundamental elements are presented for a better Reviews: 1. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) estimated in that some , GPS receivers are in use for many applications, including surveying, transportation, precision farming, geophysics, and recreation, not to mention military navigation. This was before in-car GPS navigation gadgets emerged as one of the most popular consumer.

      GPS Land Navigation SAR GPS/Land Navigation Bedford Co. (20 Hours) August 8, - Aug Event. TEMA Course Application. This course gives the participants a detailed understanding of GPS technology, topographical maps, coordinate systems, and mapping programs. Participants willbe capable of relaying positioning information to. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City Boise, Idaho Donor cityofsausalitolibrary EditionPages:

    GPS and Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS). See What’s New in the Fourth Edition: Dr. Van Sickle's 4th edition of the "GPS for Land Surveyors" book is one of the top ten in the market. As usual for Dr. Van Sickle, the book provides a great amount of precious information to the GPS/GNSS technology. GPS for Land Surveyors File Size: KB. OCLC Number: Description: 71 pages: illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm: Other Titles: E-Zutm way GPS land navigation: Responsibility: by Bud Sonnentag.


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