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Octahedral paper pseudoglobe
Octahedral pseudoglobe, gnomonic projection

Octahedral Pseudoglobes

Please read the generic assembly tips.

Almost as easy to build as the cube, the octahedron has sharper corners which demand careful folding.


Resolution-3 Maps

blank template Octahedron's blank template (140 KB PDF)
Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, flat colors (1344 KB PDF)
Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, topographic/bathymetric data from NASA's The Blue Marble Project (1660 KB PDF)
Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, satellite data from NASA's The Blue Marble Project, December 2004 (1284 KB PDF)
Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, satellite data from AVHRR Pathfinder data by Dave Pape (www.resumbrae.com) (936 KB PDF)

High Resolution Maps

flat-color map Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, flat-colored (101 KB PDF)
Blue Marble map Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, NASA's "Blue Marble" original satellite imagery, earthobservatory.nasa.gov (1104 KB PDF)
Blue Marble map Ditto, reduced color (546 KB PDF)
black & white map Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, black & white (80 KB PDF)
textured map Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, texture-mapped (1109 KB PDF)

Low Resolution Maps

flat-color map Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, flat-colored (35 KB)
textured map Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, textured (138 KB)
relief map Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, topographic relief (178 KB)
black and white map Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, unshaded (29 KB)
black and white map Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, AVHRR Pathfinder data by Dave Pape (www.resumbrae.com) (148 KB)

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