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This is a model of the High Tatras, a mountain range on the border between Slovakia and Poland, and a very popular climbing area in Eastern Europe. The model includes Rysy, the highest peak in Poland, Gerlachovský štít, the highest point in Slovakia and the entire Carpathians, and a number of neighboring peaks and cirques.
Model scale is 1:60000
Model covers an area approximately 9 by 9 km
Altitudes covered: 1099m to 2654m
There is never any vertical exaggeration in TinyMtn models.
This TinyMtn model is in Shapeways' "Ceramic" material, which consists of 3D-printed clay with binder, which is then hand-glazed and fired. When you receive the model it will be ready for display. "Ceramic" models are understandably brittle, even more than either the "Sandstone" or "White Strong and Flexible" models. You can get it wet, leave it outside, and you don't need to seal it. Read more about this beautiful material here.
TinyMtn models have been optimized for specific materials, and are not offered in other materials for strength or cost reasons. If you need one in another material, please click the links above or contact us and we'll try to accommodate your request.
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Model created using GDAL, NetPBM, Gmsh, Carve, MeshLab, and other custom software
Source of digital elevation data: Viewfinder Panoramas
Viewfinder Panoramas provides cleaned and modified versions of DEM data from ASTER GDEM, SRTM, and local sources. Data used without permission.
The Viewfinder Panoramas home page is http://www.viewfinderpanoramas.org/