Translation of terrestrial globe in Spanish:

terrestrial globe

globo terráqueo, n.

noun

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    globo terráqueo masculine
    globo terrestre masculine
    • Although his illuminated books were praised, he is now best known for his print publishing and the Erdapfel (1491-2; Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmus.), the oldest extant terrestrial globe, which he painted with his wife.
    • Schall, during a period of Chinese captivity, returned to Korea with numerous Chinese translations of Western writings as well as terrestrial globes and astronomical charts.
    • In 1562 he was asked by Cosimo I de’ Medici, the second duke of Florence, to prepare maps and a huge terrestrial globe which is still preserved.
    • They constructed a terrestrial globe in 1536, and they constructed a celestial globe in the following year.
    • The one shown in Plate XIII includes a number of books and writing implements as well as an atlas, terrestrial globe, and navigational instruments.
    • On a shelf under the tabletop there are musical instruments, a terrestrial globe and open - and legible - books of music and arithmetic.
    • The altar, on which are placed a celestial and a terrestrial globe, is in the form of the sun.
    • As I later learned, others in the hinterlands also tried to make globes; New Hampshire shoemaker, surveyor, and farmer Samuel Lane, for example, made his own idiosyncratic version of a terrestrial globe around 1760.
    • Vermonters were likely proud to possess one of Wilson's impressive terrestrial globes.
    • The earliest known terrestrial globe was built in 1490-92, on the eve of the European ocean voyages of discovery and colonization.