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Terre Inconnue

Vincenzo Coronelli globes were made for Louis XIV; their diameter is approx. 4 meters and they weight more than 2 tons !!! They are beautifully painted all over their surface.

They are in the French National Library in Paris (you really need a huge room to store them)

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Taken on September 16, 2007