strip map

noun

Definition of strip map

: a map (as for an aviator) showing only a narrow band of territory (such as 500 miles long and 10 miles wide)

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“Strip map.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strip%20map. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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