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What is GPS?
A system that determines the precise position of something on Earth through a series of satillites,tracking stations and recievers.
What is projection?
The system that used to transfer locations from Earth's surface to a flat map.
What is a map?
A 2D or flat scale model of the Earths surface protion of it.
What is place?
A specific point on Earth distinguished by a particukar characteristic.
What is a region?
An area distinguiahed by a unique combination of trends or features.
What is a scale?
The relationship between the portion of Earth being studied and Earth as a whole, specifically the relationship between the size of an object on a map and the size of the actual feature on Earth's surface.
What is space?
The physical gap