The incredibly detailed, classically styled Atlantis 12-inch Diam. Tabletop Globe is perfect for the geography enthusiast. This handsome globe features a full gyromatic meridian with a mounting that swings up and down for easy viewing from any angle. A raised and indented relief surface offers clear notation of mountain ranges, changes in sea level, and changes in altitude. Land formations feature true-to-life colors that denote forests, plains, grasslands, mountains, and deserts, while traditional light blue oceans feature richly-colored undersea physical features. Countries, regions, U.S. states, and other current political borders are accurately notated in simple, easy-to-read text. Finally, the globe is set in a sturdy metal base with a gold-tone finish that completes its traditional look. About Replogle Globes A unique product. A unique company. A unique story. From the humble beginning in a Chicago apartment, Replogle today is the world's largest globe manufacturer. Their expert cartographers and craftsmen ensure the most accurate information and attention to detail on every globe they produce. From handcrafted masterpieces in the offices of presidents and dignitaries to classroom models that help students understand their world, our belief in the globe as a source of wonder hasn't changed. Proud to carry the label "Made in the U.S.A.," Replogle celebrated their 75th anniversary in 2005. 12-inch diameter; 17-inch height. Blue oceans with true-to-life colored land formations. Metal base with a gold-tone finish. Gyromatic meridian for easy viewing and locating. Raised and indented-relief surface. Clearly denoted undersea physical features. Shows U.S. states and current political borders.