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Tactile World Globe

Touch the World…literally!

$139.00

135 in stock

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FQ Eligible

This enhanced Tactile World Globe offers more tactile and braille information than provided by previous APH tactile globes. A clear plastic overlay covers a standard 12-inch political globe with a non-skid wood base.

    • Ages 10 and up. Tactile information on the clear overlay includes:
    • Raised topographical and area, with all continents labeled in braille
    • Major oceans labeled in braille
    • Raised latitude and longitude lines labeled in braille (as space accommodates)
    • Discernible, contrasting raised lines for the Equator, International Date Line, Prime Meridian, Tropic of Cancer, and Tropic of Capricorn
    • Includes a braille/print “Key” that defines the various line types encountered on the tactile overlay.
  • Additional information

    Weight: 5.25 lbs

    Dimensions: 14.4 × 14.55 × 18.6 in

    Federal Quota Funds: Available

  • Customer Service and Technical Support

    Toll-Free: 800-223-1839 (U.S. and Canada)
    Fax: 502-899-2284
    Email: cs@aph.org
    Hours: Monday–Friday 8:00am–8:00pm EST

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