The 16" Potsdam's stand features a slender minimalist design that highlights the globes stunning cartography. A thin steel tubular pedestal base cradles the antique oceans globe ball in a half inch meridian. The stand features steel construction with a polished brass finish.
This is an exceptionally detailed political globe featuring over 4,400 place names with political boundaries based on the most current data available. The map also displays warm and cold ocean currents as well as major shipping lane routes.
Innovative dual map cartography allows you to view a different map when the globe is illuminated, turn on the globe to reveal a stunning physical map of the world with eye catching shaded relief displayed in vivid detail. Physical map displays mountain ranges, land forms, and ocean depths. Each globe is handcrafted in Germany by Columbus Globes, individual map gores are hand placed onto an acrylic sphere with absolute precision resulting in a seamless globe that is a truly stunning work of art.
Ship Weight: 95 lbs.
Actual Weight: 33 lbs