until then, it's lovely to dream! i would like any and all of the following globes please!
(note, i just googled globes and looked under shopping. cool hint!)
Replogle Traveler Globe 30513 Lightweight and durable, this 12" blue-ocean globe is a great tool for high school and college students. The smoke black plastic base and semi-meridian are scratch resistant and strong. Replogle Traveler Globe 30513 Diameter: 12" (30 cm) Finish: Blue Height: 16" (40 cm) Width: 13" (33 cm) Depth: 12" (30 cm) Weight: 1.7lb (0.8 kg)
National Geographic Globes - The Planet Earth Blue Ocean Table Top Day & Night Illuminated Globes Have you ever wanted to actually see how Alaska experiences complete days in darkness or daylight? Have you ever wondered why the International Dateline has such significance in the business world? The National Geographic Planet Earth can answer these questions and many more. With the light off the globe shows the political map of the world. When the light is on, it shows the physical features of the world - but that's not all. This unique educational tool also shows day and nighttime for any time, date, and location in the world throughout the four seasons. It can be manually adjusted both forward and backward to see past, present, and future hours of daylight and darkness for easy demonstration and understanding. A pinpoint light shows the actual location of the sun throughout the year. Unique "twilight rings" depict the three zones of dawn and dusk. The superb design and engineering, combined with the expert cartography of National Geographic creates a learning tool that is fun and easy to use. The base is a matte brass finish. The 12" diameter model has an overall height of 15 inches. Comes complete with a detailed instruction booklet and Certificate of Authenticity.
Each week new information is available for download offering the most current world news, currency exchange rates and amazing facts. Using the SmartPen, globe trotters are given a digital tour around the world. SmartGlobe v3 can be downloaded in eight (8) different languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, and Mandarin Chinese. Includes a 25 page book to further explore countries, animals, climates, dinosaurs, national flags, foods, landmarks, inventions, and world history.
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