The 16" Columbus Konstantz combines a hand-blown crystal glass globe ball with
an ultra modern all stainless steel stand design. A polished brass
semi-meridian cradles this stunning physical globe; meridian is supported by
a matte brass floor stand featuring a contrasting polished center
A detailed physical map of the world shows the earths natural features in photo-realistic detail. Explore the mountains, forests, cultivated zones, savannas, and desserts that cover the planets surface. The visual relief and colorful shading of vegetation featured on this globe is quite remarkable, it's photo-realistic qualities resemble satellite imagery. Ocean floor bathymetry and mountain ranges can be viewed in stunning detail.
Innovative dual map cartography allows you to view a different map when the globe is illuminated, turn on the globe to reveal a colorful political map of the world that displays countries in contrasting colors. Turn the globe off to view vegetation and landforms.
Each globe is handcrafted in Germany by Columbus Globes, individual map gores are hand placed onto a crystal glass sphere with absolute precision resulting in a seamless globe that is a truly stunning work of art.
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|Name:||The Konstantz Illuminated Globe|
|Globe Type:||16" Physical/Political Floor Globe|
|Globe Ball:||Crystal glass sphere|
|Base:||Matte brass w/ polished accents|
|Meridian:||Brass semi-meridian, mirror polished finish|
|Color:||Blue Ocean w/ Bathymetry|
|Electrical Cord Run:||Routed through base|
|Cartography:||Columbus Duorama Series|
|Special:||One of the most technically advanced physical globes on the market. Physical cartography is so detailed it looks like a satellite image globe. High quality Columbus cartography is printed in 18 successive layers of color then applied with a protective high gloss clear coat for an impressive finish with flawless shine.|
|Pros:||Dual image technology has been incorporated allowing you to view a detailed political map of the world with countries in varying colors when the globe is illuminated.|
|1-World comment:||Possibly the most impressive physical globe available. Combines modern chic design with excellent craftsmanship and accurate cartography.|
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