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					WHERE IS IT?
 Absolute & Relative
      Location
         &
  GPS Technology
 If you wanted to invite your teachers
to dinner, and they didn’t know where
 you live, what instructions would you
              give them?
      NAVIGATION
the method of determining position,
   course, and distance traveled
NAVIGATION answers
   the question:
 HOW DO I GET THERE?
     NAVIGATION SYSTEMS:
•   LANDMARK NAVIGATION
•   DEAD RECKONING
•   DIRECTIONS/DISTANCES
•   CELESTIAL
RELATIVE LOCATION
where a place is located
 in RELATION to other
        places
ABSOLUTE LOCATION
the precise position on the globe as
   measured on the grid system
ABSOLUTE LOCATION
     is measured in
   DEGREES (°)
    Global Positioning Systems
              (GPS)
• a PRECISE global
  positioning system
• developed and
  maintained by the
  Department of
  Defense
• consists of 24
  satellites

				
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