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World's Largest Rotating Globe - Eartha - Yarmouth, ME
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher
N 43° 48.468 W 070° 09.848
19T E 406365 N 4851184
Quick Description: In 1999, Eartha was declared the world's largest rotating globe by Guinness.
Location: Maine, United States
Date Posted: 11/14/2011 1:51:20 PM
Waymark Code: WMD3ND
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 29

Long Description:
Eartha is a 3-dimensional scale model of our earth with mountains and landforms in full 3D, that rotates and revolves, simulating the earth’s real movements. Eartha was given the title of "World's Largest Revolving/Rotating Globe" by the editors of the Guinness Book of World Records in 1999, and still holds that record today. It measures 41.5 ft in diameter. Unveiled July 23, 1998 Eartha took two years to build and represents earth as it is seen from space. It rotates and revolves on a specially designed and built mechanized, cantilever arm.
Date the Record Happened: 1999

Where did this record happen: DeLorme Headquarters, Yarmouth, Maine

Who Broke this record: DeLorme

Is there something to see here?: Yes

What is there to see here: The Globe

Website that Shows record happening or area now: Not listed

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