In the 16th-18th centuries, ocean pioneers were the celebrities of the age.
Figures such as Drake, Magellan, and Cook discovered new lands, facilitated trade, and spread power and influence around the globe.
Even today, their reputation and achievements are so embedded in our history, that they remain household names.
So when we sat down to name our new ranges of globes, these were the obvious choice.
Cook Globes - Full colour physical-style mapping including ocean ridges.
Such was the accuracy of his cartography that even today some of the Admiralty still use some of his charts as there was no need to up date them.