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GPS
GPS Encyclopedic Entry

Best For
6-12+

Subjects
Geography

Appropriate For

  • Educators
  • Families
  • Students

Encyclopedic entry. A global positioning system (GPS) is a network of satellites and receiving devices used to determine the location of something on Earth. Some GPS receivers are so accurate they can establish their location within 1 centimeter.