The Highspire
12" Desk Globe from National Geographic


This new globe from The National Geographic Society features a fresh classic styling that will add a touch of elegance to any decor setting. The Highspire 12" desk globe features the same award winning  cartography that can be found in National Geographic Magazine. The walnut-finished wood base supports a bronze-toned metal semi-meridian that holds a lovely political globe in a crisp new parchment tone ocean color.

The craftsmanship of National Geographic globes is superb, with each one manufactured using state of the art technology. Each globe is expertly printed on a special stretchable material which can never wear off.

Globe details include major place names, countries represented in contrasting colors, and delineated U.S. states. Latitude and longitude lines are shown in 10 degree increments, and the tropic of Cancer and tropic of Capricorn lines are clearly shown. Globe also features a useful international time dial, which can help determine the time anywhere in the world. Each globe includes a detailed instruction booklet and certificate of authenticity.

Diameter:  12"
Height:  15"
Weight:  6 lbs.

Item# NG101207
PRICE:  $99.00


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Name: The Highspire
Type: 12" Political
Base: Walnut
Meridian: Non-calibrated metal semi-meridian
Color: Parchment ocean, National Geographic palette.
Illuminated: No
Raised Relief: No
Pros: High quality desk globe with world renowned  National Geographic Cartography.  A beautiful new parchment tone ocean color brings a crisp fresh look to this globe.
Cons: Globe ball is plastic, no calibration on or movement of semi-meridian.
1-World comment: Understated contemporary stand lets the outstanding cartography speak for itself. Wonderful fit for modern dcors.

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