Named after the famous explorer Hiram Bingham who discovered the ancient city of Machu Picchu in 1911 and subsequently became the first recipient of a National Geographic society archaeological grant. The Bingham represents the classic yet bold styling of its namesake explorer. Features the latest National Geographic cartography with clear bold fonts and colorful map design. The globe and antique die-cast semi-meridian are supported by a unique two-tone solid wood base with distressed walnut and ebony finish.
The up-to-date National Geographic globe ball is produced in the United States by Replogle Globes. It is expertly crafted using 100% re-claimed paperfiber.
Globe details include over 4,000 place names, countries represented in contrasting colors, delineated U.S. states, and bodies of water. Raised relief provides a better perspective of topographic features such as mountian ranges. Ocean floor trenches, basins, and ridges are illustrated through detailed visual relief shading. The meridian is fully calibrated and a time dial is featured at the North Pole.
Weight: 3.5 lbs
Shipping Weight: 6 lbs