Open with QR Code
Scan this code to open the model on your device, then, tap on the AR icon
Or, open this link with your mobile:
Loading 3D model
3D viewer is not available.
Learn more here
You are seeing a 360° image instead.
Connection error. Please try again.
Sorry, the model can't be displayed.
Please check out our FAQ to learn how to fix this issue.
It looks like your browser or this site is blocking some scripts or cookies necessary to properly display the viewer.
Or visit the Help Center for more information:
This globe is part of KOKW’s collection of Mercator globes. They can be visited at the Mercator museum in Sint-Niklaas (Belgium). The creation of the 3D model of this globe was also the subject of the following paper: Stal, C., De Wulf, A., De Coene, K., De Maeyer, P., Nuttens, T., & Ongena, T. (2012). Digital representation of historical globes: methods to make 3D and pseudo-3D models of sixteenth century Mercator globes. The Cartographic Journal, 49(2), 107-117.