World’s Largest Rotating Globe, Yarmouth, ME

World's Largest Rotating Globe

Eartha, the world’s largest rotating globe, is housed in an atrium at the headquarters of DeLorme, a company specializing in mapping and GPS and satellite technology. The structure took two years to build; it measures 41.5 feet in diameter, weighs approximately 5,600 pounds, and tilts at the same angle as the Earth, 23.5 degrees. The Guinness Book of World Records declared the globe the World’s Largest Revolving/Rotating Globe in 1999 and it still holds that record.  Visited August 2014.

Location: 2 DeLorme Drive, just off I-295 Exit 17 (Route 1)

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