The National Geographic Society presents an unsurpassed collection -
"Globes for the 21st Century"
...When you choose a globe from the National Geographic Society's "Globes for the 21st Century" collection, you will have the assurance of knowing each conforms to the Society's demanding standards - because each has been created with the artistic beauty, superb craftsmanship, and unerring cartographic data for which National Geographic globes and maps are renowned.
No matter which National Geographic world globe you choose, you can be assured you will receive a globe of superb craftsmanship, engineered with state-of-the-art technology. To ensure readability, these world globes are created with the same clear, pleasing typefaces and color palettes that distinguish all National Geographic maps. Each National Geographic Globe also features a time dial at the North Pole which allows you to easily determine time throughout the world.