The salt water of the five large seas, known as the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Antarctic cover over 70% of the earth’s surface.
We know more of the moon’s surface than the ocean floor. These little globes schematically represent the major ocean currents.
Edition number 16 2016
Porcelain Globe 75mm diameter
Turned English Oak Base 20mmh x 70mm diameter
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Modelled from actual survey data, this little globe is at a scale of 1:170 million. The heights are greatly exagerrated to show the relief detail, but all mountain ranges are located exactly, and the heights are comparable. Islands and coastlines are carefully scribed, and the globe has been painted with metal oxides and fired to excess of 1200 degrees celcius, making the colour permanent