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No, GPS does not 'correct' for continental drift per se. GPS can be (and is) used to measure drift. Drift is accounted for in the model of the earth used, aka datum or reference ellipsoid. GPS uses the World Geodetic System, or WGS, and most units report coordinates in the initial version established in 1984 (aka WGS84 coordinates). That model, and others ...
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