Make Your Own Sector Globe

Lat-Lon Polyhedral Approximation to a Globe in Earth Science and Geography Education and Research

Barry A. Klinger (bklinger at

What is a Sector Globe?

Why Create a Sector Globe?

How Does One Make a Sector Globe?

Some OctaGlobes for Printing

I'd love to hear from anyone interested in creating and/or using the Sector Globe. If you have used the Sector Globes, are interested in using them, have a classroom or other application for them, have a question or suggestion, or would like to suggest a new property to be mapped with a Sector Globe, please email me. - B A K.

My guest post at Mirjam Glessmer's Adventures in Oceanography and Teaching blog.

AOES Dept Home Page

Illustration of Octaglobe Sector Globe; colors show faces of polyhedron and location of land and sea.

Posted: 25 August 2012
Last modified: 12 July 2016