It's an educational and instructional world globe that rotates just about like how our earth does and you can put it on a flat surface. It would look nice whether you put it on office desk or your study table, and have the world at your fingertips for endless journeys of fun and learning. It's a durable and portable designed piece and this rotating globe with an arc and base is sturdy. You can carry from one place to another as a piece of art due to its compact size and lightweight design which make it convenient to to identify various areas on map that may classify the countries, ocean, continents, nations, political boundaries etc. Its perfect to use by school and college teachers for sharing the excellence knowledge with students and presenting this to be appreciated for its amazing design and ability that is perfectly suitable for any kind of desk decor and its ideal for rewarding and thanks giving to students and teachers and also for occasional presenting to travelers, friends, wife, boss and your loved ones. It requires easy cleaning and no maintenance.