The Replogle Explorer 12″ Desktop Raised Relief Blue Ocean World Globe is among our most popular models. Striking colors and vast amount of information will peak the interest of any geographical connoisseur. This blue ocean globes features over 4000 place names and political boundaries. The globe is held by a gold painted durable, sturdy base and numbered semi meridian that marks the earth’s degrees of latitude. The raised relief embossing reveals the world’s main mountain ranges in a three dimensional way. This world globe is a great value and the perfect size and for desktops and book shelves. A great STEM teaching tool for classrooms or at home learning.