World map globe 3d. Visualising population density across the globe. From japanese artist hajime narukawa the authagraph map breaks the globe into sections to allow it to be folded flat while maintaining accurate dimensions. There are in fact airports on antarctica but they are not classed as medium or large and do not have scheduled services according to this dataset. This exploratory map shows data from the fantastic global human settlement layer ghsl produced by the european commission jrc and the ciesin columbia university.
The unique horizon view feature simulates the view from an orbiting spacecraft. This is the circumcentre of the delaunay triangle with the largest circumcircle radius. The google maps api and earth plug in allows you to navigate and explore geographic data on a 3d globe using a web browser. Revolvermaps mini classic displays the locations of your visitors from the time of the installation on your site.
Globes serve similar purposes to maps but unlike maps do not distort the surface that they portray except to scale it down. 1 directx 9 compatible display card with 1024mb ram win2000 or later dual core cpu at 30ghz or better 2g system ram. A globe is a spherical model of earth of some other celestial body or of the celestial sphere. Using a real time globe rendering engine 3d world atlas offers a smoothly rotating view of the earth zoomable to a map scale of 1250000.