History of World Globes

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Greek astrophysicists of the third century before Christ, are considered to the first to establish the sphericity of the Earth.  It is around this period that people started to construct world globes.

Crates of Mallus built the earliest known earth globe in 150 BC.

Up to now, the Erdapfel of Martin Beheim is the oldest terrestrial globe devised around 1492 AD. This early antique world globe does not represent the American continent.

Nowadays, we count a considerable variety of globes that includes desk globes, antique globes, smart globes and floor globes.

At Topglobe, we endeavour to offer the best globes at an affordable price.