The Columbus Jena Illuminated Desktop Globe 13 Inch brings the German manufacturer's superb cartography and modern technology to the tabletop. The 13 inch sphere stands 15 inches tall on the black matte wood base. A sleek half meridian cradles the sphere at a 23.5 degree angle, replicating the planet's tilt. The handsome base boldly presents the desktop globe's considerable geographic merit.
The Jena showcases Columbus' DUORAMA map style, which is vacuum-formed to the acrylic globe. When the globe is not illuminated, a stunning physical map is featured. The naturalistic colors of the planet's landforms are showcased with brilliant greens, yellows and browns. The earth's relief is set against the blue ocean backdrop. Flip on the illuminated globe's light and watch as the world globe takes on some additional hues and nation boundaries of a political map. Then, as the colors of the illuminated globe cascade into the room, inspect the place names and political cartography.
Bring the beauty of the manufacturer's exquisite globe making philosophy and geography to a tabletop in the home, office or classroom with the Columbus Jena Illuminated Desktop Globe 13 Inch. With extraordinary style, this Columbus globe is sure to inspire a passion for the world in both the young and old alike!
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