Selective vertical exaggeration. (left) A computer-generated view of Mt. Baker, Washington, shown with about 2:1 vertical exaggeration. The summit appears somewhat flat. (middle) Vertical exaggeration increased to about 4:1, but now Mt. Baker appears indistinct because of visual competition from the surrounding terrain. (right) Mt. Baker with 4:1 vertical exaggeration applied only to the summit. The surrounding terrain is shown with 2:1 vertical exaggeration.