Replogle Globes

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World Globe Mounting Styles: How to Choose a Globe’s Meridian

World globes offer a great variety of mounting styles, making them highly versatile decor additions. Learn how to choose a globe’s meridian in this article!

Posted on March 10, 2023 by Rick Winegard
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What Are Raised Relief Globes and How Are They Made?

World globes featuring raised relief maps are quite popular these days! Learn what a raised relief is and how it’s made in this article by Replogle Globes!

Posted on March 7, 2023 by Rick Winegard
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Star Navigation Guide: How to Navigate by the Stars

In a time before modern technology, people used the stars to navigate their way around the world. It was a skill that was essential for explorers and traders alike.

Posted on December 8, 2022 by Rick Winegard
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History of Globes: from Ancient Greece to Present Days

Nowadays, many of us turn to our smartphones to navigate our way around the world, […]

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History of Navigation: Old Navigational Instruments and How They Were Used

You may be a navigational whiz in your neighborhood or a surrounding city, but what […]

Posted on October 31, 2022 by Rick Winegard
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Maps vs Globes: Key Differences

When navigating and understanding our world, both globes and maps are turned out to boost […]

Posted on October 28, 2022 by Rick Winegard
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6 Advantages of Having a Globe in Your Classroom

Do you remember playing with a globe as a child? There’s something about these maps […]

Posted on September 7, 2022 by Rick Winegard
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Top 3 Best Sources of Inspiration for Travel

There’s no question that travel is one of the most rewarding experiences in life. When […]

Posted on September 1, 2022 by Rick Winegard
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Solar System & Its Planets: an Overview

There are many things in this world that we still don’t understand. One of them […]

Posted on August 25, 2022 by Rick Winegard
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Globe Types: the Ultimate Buyers Guide

Do you want to buy a globe but don’t know which type to choose? You’re […]

Posted on August 23, 2022 by Rick Winegard
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The Origin of Zodiac Signs Symbols

The Ancient Greeks — along with other civilizations of the time — widely believed in […]

Posted on May 31, 2022 by Rick Winegard
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The Discovery of America: Who Came to America First?

There are many different theories about when America was discovered. Some say it was the […]

Posted on May 27, 2022 by Rick Winegard
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The Shape of the Earth: Who Discovered the Fact that the Earth Is Spherical?

It is a common misconception that Christopher Columbus “discovered” the shape of the Earth. In […]

Posted on May 26, 2022 by Rick Winegard
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Reading and Understanding Your World Globe: All You Need to Know

The equatorial circumference of the Earth is just under 25,000 miles — that’s a lot […]

Posted on May 25, 2022 by Rick Winegard
The 6 Main Types of World Map Projections

Maps have been around for more than 5,000 years.  The ancient process of cartography laid […]

Posted on May 6, 2022 by Rick Winegard
The Astronomical Cartography: Star Charts and Celestial Globes

    One of the most stunning natural sights is a clear, starry night sky. […]

Posted on March 3, 2022 by Rick Winegard
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American Presidential Globes – George Washington

  In honor of Presidents Day, Replogle Globes is beginning a series of posts about […]

Posted on February 22, 2022 by Rick Winegard
Buying a Globe as a Gift
Buying a Globe as a Gift: All You Need to Know

There’s no better gift for a map lover than an elegant, striking globe for their […]

Posted on February 2, 2022 by Rick Winegard
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World Globe Buying Guide: How to Choose the Best Globe

The oldest surviving terrestrial globe, The Erdapfel, was made in Germany in 1492. World map […]

Posted on January 12, 2022 by Rick Winegard