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The simple and beautiful National Geographic's Grosvenor Desktop Globe stands out with its tasteful design and sturdy functionality. The globe is 12 inches in diameter but reaches 16.5 inches tall with its base included. The antique brass-plated stand and semi-meridian frames this beautiful globe and give the classic map design a colorful accent. National Geographic's signature political map is complimented by the raised relief. That means that the planet's extensive mountain ranges are rendered three dimensionally on the Grosvenor world globe. The light beige colored ocean is contrasted colorfully by the multihued patchwork of the political divisions on the planet's landmasses.
The world globe features delicate gold lettering and a clear black typeface for the thousands of place names contained in the model. The ocean's underwater properties are displayed on the map through delicate shading and coloring over the parchment colored bodies of water. National Geographic Grosvenor Desktop Globe is a highly functional, classic globe. This timeless appeal and exacting cartography make this an easy fit into the d
The globe has excellent features such as abundant place names and easy to differentiate countries with different color systems. However, the construction sometimes results in faulty alignments of continents and countries. Overall- a great globe for the price.
I always loved my National Geographic maps so I thought I'd buy one of these cool globes. Well made, with the classic NG map, I'm a fan!
All of our Replogle Globes are covered by a 1-year limited manufacturer warranty (starting from the date of purchase) which covers any manufacturer defects in material and craftsmanship, subject to normal use. If you have any question regarding the warranty program, please call our support department at 1(800) 213-4374.