plastic relief map

plastic relief map

[′plas·tik ri′lēf ‚map]
(mapping)
A topographic map printed on plastic and then molded by heat and pressure into a three-dimensional form to emphasize the relief.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Set among the etchings is a plastic relief map of a territory rendered anonymous by the want of any labeling, save that of the title of the piece itself -- "The Revenge of Geography: Beirut."
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