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  1. [GPS] A satellite constellation that provides independent geopositioning data. China's BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, the European Union's Galileo, Russia's GLONASS, and the United States' GPS are a combined global navigation satellite system (GNSS). India's IRNSS and Japan's QZSS (a satellite-based GPS augmentation system) are regional satellite navigation systems.

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