Hunting the Needle in the Haystack: Games with GPS

Webb, Robert M. (2002) Hunting the Needle in the Haystack: Games with GPS. Measure and Map Australasia, 18, pp. 39-41.

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Since the removal of Selective Availablility (SA) from the GPS, users have been able to position themselves to within 10 metres. There are a number of recreational pursuits based on this new capability. This article is about two: the degree confluence project and recreational geocaching.

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ID Code: 3865
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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Keywords: Geocache, GPS, positional confluence
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > GEOMATIC ENGINEERING (090900) > Navigation and Position Fixing (090904)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 South Pacific Science Press
Deposited On: 11 Apr 2006 00:00
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2010 12:39

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