Bounded by a Box

A cut edge or a bounding box around a relief map creates cross-sectional profiles through the topography. The edges give additional reference points in visualising the lie of the land and for comparing relative distance, elevation and gradient.

Border Square, 2007 - Laurent Liefooghe, Netwerk, Aalst

3d Map Making, 1919 - Australian War Records Section

3d Map Making, 1919 - Australian War Records Section

Relief map of Polygon Wood, Belgium, 1919 - Australian War Records Section

Relief map of Zonnebeke area, Belgium, 1919 - Australian War Records Section

Relief map of the Cairngorm moutains machined in Polyurethane model block - The Cutting Room, CNC Routing

Relief map of Dorset machined in Polyurethane model block - The Cutting Room, CNC Routing

Sources and further information

http://www.liefooghe.be/indexb.php?project=20

http://www.netwerk-art.be/en/activities/exhibitions/19

http://www.awm.gov.au/blog/2007/07/13/relief-maps-of-the-western-front

http://www.cncrouting.co.uk/gallery/raised-3d-relief-map.htm

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