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The depiction or representation of three-dimensional things by projection onto a two-dimensional surface, e.g., in cartography.
- ‘Meanwhile, cameras with multiple lenses and faster exposures made stereography a booming business.’
- ‘From the humorous to the tragic to the mundane, stereography has left its indelible mark on history.’
- ‘In order to create the illusion of three-dimensionality, the lenticular process uses the same principles as used in stereography.’
- ‘This article describes the estimates of the elevations of the Mars Face and its surroundings I derived using stereography and the implications of these results.’
- ‘The stereography approach can be used when it is not feasible to do a CT scan of the sample.’
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