translucent map

What is translucent map?

translucent map meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A map made on semi-transparent material that allows light to pass through diffusely, so that objects behind the map cannot be seen, usually designed for use in an illuminated display case. Click here to see one of 33 translucent schematic maps, formerly used in subway station mezzanines, donated to the Library of Congress by the Metropolitan Area Transit Authority of Washignton, D.C.

 

reference: ABC-CLIO