The refined style of the Columbus Bonn Illuminated Floor Globe 16 Inch complements the beautiful DUORAMA map. The 16 inch acrylic sphere reaches 47 inches tall on the stainless steel pedestal base. Atop the cylindrical arm of the stand is a semi-meridian, which holds the sphere at a 23.5 degree angle and features a time dial.
The slight frame of the floor globe lets the DUORAMA map shine. When the world globe is not illuminated, a physical map is displayed. The planet's landmasses, high mountains and underwater ridges are represented through detailed 3D shading and variations in naturalistic colors. However, flip on the floor's globes internal light bulb and watch as the physical map takes on political aspects, with the country divisions becomes slightly visible under the place names.
The DUORAMA map was hand cut applied to the floor globe by Columbus' trained craftspeople in an incredibly labor intensive process. The artisanal attention that each model receives from Columbus is what makes each world globe unforgettable. The Columbus Bonn Illuminated Floor Globe 16 Inch is an exquisite model from the legendary manufacturer. Place this contemporary flavored world globe in your home or office to add a decorative item to the room's decor that will enthrall for years to come with its stunning design and cartography.
The Duorama map is cool because it transforms from a physical to political map with light. The dark blue globe looks elegant when framed by the stylish, contemporary stand.