Carlyle Illuminated Globe

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  • 30cm (12") diameter globe
  • Antique globe
  • Illuminated globe
  • Major mountain ranges in raised relief
  • Base made from dark wood veneered base with metal meridian
  • Up-to-date cartography with over 4000 place names
  • Made in the UK
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Carlyle Illuminated Globe

Unique! The Carlyle globe is the only antique style desktop globe to feature both raised relief and illumination, offering the best of both worlds! The Carlyle globe features up to date mapping with over 2,000 place names and pieces of information. It is mounted on a dark veneered wood base and die cast metal semi-meridian. The clever cartography features illustrations of famous historical explorers and their sailing vessels, relief print on mountain ranges as well as longitude and latitude lines. When illuminated follow the routes that famous explorers took long ago using the black dashes that appear. This globe is made using sustainable materials. It comes complete with replaceable bulb and a booklet on how to use, enjoy and care for your globe. Mains operated. This globe is made in Corby, Northamptonshire, in the heart of the UK.

Cartography & Map Detail

  • Up-to-date antique ocean cartography.
  • Highly detailed globe with over 4000 place names.
  • Features illustrations of famous explorers and their ships with dates of their famous voyages.
  • Famous explorer's voyage routes become visible when illuminated.
  • Displays warm and cold ocean currents.
  • One of only a few illuminated globes to feature raised relief on major mountain ranges, making these discoverable under your fingertips.
  • Politically mapped with clear country boundaries.
  • Replogle Cartography designed by cartographer K M

Base & Meridian

  • Walnut veneered hardwood base.
  • Painted metal diecast meridian.
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