"World’s Largest Unmounted Globe rests in the fountain pool of Explorers Hall, National Geographic Society headquarters, Washington D.C. Like earth, it rotates on a tilted axis. Eleven feet from pole to pole, the 1,100-pound orb is an exact enlargement of the Society’s 12-inch globe."

"World’s Largest Unmounted Globe rests in the fountain pool of Explorers Hall, National Geographic Society headquarters, Washington D.C. Like earth, it rotates on a tilted axis. Eleven feet from pole to pole, the 1,100-pound orb is an exact enlargement of the Society’s 12-inch globe."