GPS Glossary

GPS - Global Positioning System, a satellite based navigational aid available to the public GPS receiver - a device that can lock on to signals from navigational satellites and use them to provide location, altitude and velocity to the user…

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Kandovan village

Kandovan village (روستای کندوان) is a village in Sahand Rural District, in the Central District of Osku County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. This village exemplifies manmade cliff dwellings which are still inhabited. Read more. See Large size Here. در جهان…

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Shiraz – Fars Province

Shiraz (شیراز) is the fifth most populated city in Iran and the capital of Fars Province (استان فارس). Shiraz is located in the southwest of Iran on the Rudkhaneye (Roodkhaneye) Khoshk seasonal river (The Dry River) (29°37′N 52°32′E) and has…

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Shirvan Valley, Sabalan, Iran

Shirvan Valley (دره شیروان سبلان) is one of 11 wildlife habitats located in Sabalan mountains (کوه سبلان) area . It is located about 20 kilometers from city of Meshkinshahr (Meshkin Shahr) (مشكين شهر). Shirvan is 2200 meters above sea level,…

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Iran Provinces, Golestan Province

Golestan Province (استان گلستان) is located in the north-east of the country, south of the Caspian Sea (دریای خزر) with Gorgan (گرگان) as capital. Golestan was split off from the province of Mazandaran (مازندران) in 1997. It has an area…

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Difference between GPS and Sat Nav

You may heard so many times GPS and Sat Nav and some times, they are used interchangeably, so you might wonder what is the difference between them? GPS (Global Positioning System) is a joint name for group of satellites that…

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Applications of GPS

Although originally designed for military and intelligence applications at the height of the Cold War in the 1960s, in the 1980s GPS was released for use in civilian applications. Today, millions of users rely on satellite navigation for finding their…

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History of GPS

Originally designed for military and intelligence applications at the height of the Cold War in the 1960s, with inspiration coming from the launch of the Soviet spacecraft Sputnik in 1957, the global positioning system (GPS) - is a network of…

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Zayanderood – زاینده رود

Zayande-Rud, Zayandeh-Rood or Zayanderood (Persian: زاینده رود), is the largest river in the central plateau of Iran. In the early 2010s, the lower reaches of the river dried out completely after several years of seasonal dry-outs. Zayanderud as one of…

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Iran Map in 3D

MemNav team recently released their latest update for Iran Map. The new update includes many corrections and updates with 3D images, additional roads, cities, POI and etc. To purchase go to

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