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5 Cool Globes

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Take the planet for a spin: these five incarnations—some timely, some timeless—underscore the power, grace, and enduring appeal of the globe.

Great Gottorp Globe

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Originally completed in 1664, the 10-foot-diameter German contraption has a hollow interior, painted with constellations, that you can enter. The design inspired the modern planetarium. It’s now on display at the Kunstkamera museum, in St. Petersburg, Russia.

5 Cool Globes

Great Gottorp Globe

Originally completed in 1664, the 10-foot-diameter German contraption has a hollow interior, painted with constellations, that you can enter. The design inspired the modern planetarium. It’s now on display at the Kunstkamera museum, in St. Petersburg, Russia.

ITAR-TASS Photo Agency / Alamy
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