Terrestrial globe gores
Terrestrial globe gores. Geographical details on the gores include scales below the inscription, for statute miles, kilometres and nautical miles. Routes are represented with symbols for the principal shipping routes, for the principal railways, for other railways and for the principle airports. The south magnetic pole is indicated by a cross. A total of eight oceans are named. The overall measurements are for each of the 18 half gores. Cartouche: 'Made in England by Georama Limited, 12-14 Long Acre, London W.C.2. Designers of fine illuminated globes and mas. 30’ (76cm) diameter terrestrial globe, scale 1:17,000,000… © 1971, George Philip & Son Limited, London.' Printed in Great Britain. For full details about the cartography and construction of these gores please refer to the related publication, Globes at Greenwich.
Object number: ZBA0325
- Image reference: F3507-3
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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