The National Geographic Society presents
an unsurpassed collection -Globes for the 21st Century- created through
a unique partnership of two of the world's most outstanding globe
makers, under the direction of National Geographic Maps: Spherical
Concepts, Inc. -with two decades of experience in developing and
manufacturing globes- and Columbus Globes, with nearly 90 years of
experience. Together these world leaders combine world-class expertise
to bring you the finest globes available.
When you choose a globe from the National
Geographic Society's Globes for the 21st Century collection, you will
have the assurance of knowing each conforms to our demanding standard
-because each has been created with the artistic beauty, superb
craftsmanship, and unerring cartographic data for which National
Geographic globes and map are renowned.
Globes for the 21st Century
The collection is comprised of 10 models in two sizes (12" and
14" diameter) and is the finest ever offered by National
Geographic. Each globe comes complete with a detailed instruction
booklet and certificate of authenticity.
Guaranteed for life. No matter which you choose, you can be assured you
will receive a globe of superb craftsmanship, engineered with
state-of-the-art technology. Each globe ball is expertly printed on a
special stretchable material which can never wear off. Additionally,
your globe is shock resistant and virtually unbreakable. Each National
Geographic Globe features a time dial at the North Pole which allows you
to easily determine time throughout the world. To ensure readability,
the globes are created with the same clear, pleasing typefaces that
distinguish all National Geographic maps.