is a 15-inch illuminated floor globe that features several thousand geographic landmarks and descriptions. Borders, topographical features, and detailed cartography make this an excellent reference tool. The illumination enhances the detailed cartography of the map. The sphere is mounted on a slender wooden stand and features a full meridian. This makes navigation and accessibility of the entire globe very simple. For observing current events and deciding on new travel destinations the Lyon is an excellent choice. A home, library, office or school are great places for this globe. The illumination feature is powered by an electrical cord at the attachment between the globe and meridian at the south pole and includes an inline switch to easily turn the globe on and off. Easy to change light bulb (instructions included). Overall assembled size is 43.7"h x 16.5"w x 15"d.