Thanks to ARSO and ESA, you can now hold a very accurate, full color 3D printed model of Triglav, the highest point in Slovenia and all of the Julian Alps. This map uses LiDAR data from Environmental Agency of the Republic of Slovenia to recreate the dramatic alpine terrain around the triple-peaked mountain, including the steep Northern face. Triglav is the national symbol of Slovenia, is featured on its coat of arms, on its flag, in many works of art, on the Slovene 50 cent coin, and now as a 3D print.
The Explorer series of TinyMtn models is designed to break our usual impression of mountains. We generally see mountains one at a time, from a distance, and from the ground. While all TinyMtn models give you a fresh perspective on any one peak, the Explorer series presents mountains in identical scale, and shifted up so that sea level is at the bottom of the base. Thus, when you set two Explorer models next to each other, you will immediately notice which is taller, which rises more from its base, which is more massive, and so on. Plus, all Explorer models come in full color, making them just that much more realistic.
Model scale is 1:100000
Model measures 2.9 x 3.4 x 2.9 cm (1.16" x 1.33" x 1.12")
Original area is approximately 2.9 by 3.4 km
Altitudes covered: 1153m to 2864m
There is no vertical exaggeration applied to this model. This is a true-to-life scale model of a real place.
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TinyMtn models are most affordable in the "Sandstone" and "White Natural Versatile Plastic" materials. This model is in "Sandstone," which is a glued gypsum material. When you receive the model it will be ready for display, though it may smell funny and need some time to air out. "Sandstone" models are much more brittle than "Versatile Plastic" models, but feel more like light stone. Do not soak it in water, though you can safely seal it with Polycrylic or a similar water-based clear spray sealant. Read more about this popular material here
All TinyMtn models have hollow bottoms - this is to save on weight, and thus cost. Many larger models also have extra flanges on their undersides to increase rigidity and strength. To make the model more solid, you should feel free to carefully pour resin into the bottom cavity, or glue a properly-sized slab of wood or another material into it.
These models have been optimized for the above materials, and are not offered in other materials for strength or cost reasons. If you need one in another material, please email@example.com
and we'll do our best to fulfill your request.
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Model created using GDAL, NetPBM, Gmsh, Carve, MeshLab, and other custom software
LiDAR data is from Environmental Agency of the Republic of Slovenia (ARSO).