Durlstone Head Globe

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The Durlstone Head Globe is on the cliffs of Durlston Head and is often refered to as the “Large Globe” or the “Great Globe”.

Erected 1891 the globe is constructed of Portland stone, weighs about 40 tonnes, is 3 metres (10 ft) in diameter and surrounded by a circle of cast iron railings. At the base is a tablet recording distances between stars and planets. To the rear are a series of panels with quotations from the Bible, Shakespeare, the Aeneid and Tennyson and further tables of distances.

Durlstone Head Globe 7 day weather forecast, weather in Swanage, Dorset

Today
Expect a temp in the range 9.1℃ to 9.5℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Dec 02
Expect a temp in the range 3.6℃ to 4.4℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (N)
Friday, Dec 03
Expect a temp in the range 8.2℃ to 11℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Dec 04
Expect a temp in the range 8.2℃ to 12.6℃ with wind speed 11.8 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Dec 05
Expect a temp in the range 4.1℃ to 5.6℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Dec 06
Expect a temp in the range 4.4℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Dec 07
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 11.9℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (SSW)


Swanage weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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