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The Global Positioning System: What can"t it do?

hearing before the Subcommittee on Technology, Environment, and Aviation of the Committee on Science, ... Congress, second session, March 24, 1994

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office .
Written in English


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Number of Pages82
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Open LibraryOL7371455M
ISBN 100160442559
ISBN 109780160442551
OCLC/WorldCa30600841

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