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DEFINITION: A geostationary satellite is an earth-orbiting satellite, placed at an altitude of approximately 35,800 kilometers (22,300 miles) directly over the equator, that revolves in the same direction the earth rotates (west to east). At this altitude, one orbit takes 24 hours, the same length of time as the earth requires to rotate once on its axis. The term geostationary comes from the fact that such a satellite  … 

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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: By having access to a centralised geographic information system (GIS), valuable context can be added to an organisation's existing data assets which can be accessed by any mobile worker, including the field force.
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