Explorer Replogle Globe
The Explorer Replogle Globe is the globe of choice for schools and colleges the world over, it is the most popular educational globe there is. The reason for its popularity is that it is very easy-to-read, extremely well built and shows a huge amount of information.
The 12" blue ocean ball is very detailed with over 4000 place names, showing, towns, cities, rivers, lakes, mountains, ocean currents and ocean floor topography. The mountain ranges are shown through the use of raised relief, which allows you to feel where they are and how high they are. The countries are shown using very bright contrasting colours, which makes it very easy to see where one country ends and another starts.
The globe has been built to the highest standards, the ball is held in place by a strong die-cast meridian. The meridian is highly finished so that you can read the degrees of latitude with great accuracy. The mapping is applied by hand using high quality parchment. The ball and meridian are securely bolted into the base. This build quality will be extremely beneficial for life in an educational environment or for younger users.